Steve passed away peacefully March 9, 2012 surrounded by his loving family at the age of 70. Beloved husband of Dianne (Schmidt) for 14 years. Loving father of Darren Matthews, Melissa (Cory) Bessette, Robyn (Chris) Kelly, Joe (Paula) Schmidt, Robert Schmidt and Maureen Schmidt. Cherished grandpa of Erica, Paige, Brett, Olivia, Chloë, Nêve and Reese. Predeceased by parents Steven and Gertrude Matthews. Also survived by brother Duane (Cathy) Matthews and sisters Wilma (Gord) Rice and Marion (late Nick) Kawala. At his request, cremation has taken place. Visitation for family and friends will take place at Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 87 Maidstone Ave. E., Essex (519-776-4233) on Wednesday, March 21, 2012 from 3-8 pm. Dedication and Tributes at 7 pm. Memorial Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Family and friends are invited to share their words of comfort and remembrance at

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