Jon H. Matthews, age 78, of Wilmington passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on June 27, 2021. Jon, who was an only child, was born in Philadelphia, PA, to the late Harold L. Matthews and Edith Mae Yeagle Matthews. He was a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and of Drexel University and enjoyed a long and very successful career in Naval Architecture. Jon enjoyed more than anything being with family. He had a good sense of humor and loved joking and spending time with his children, grandchildren, and friends.
Jon was preceded in death by his beloved son, Scott C. Matthews, in 2021. He is survived by his loving wife, Eleanor Matthews; his daughters, Sheila Matthews Pajan (Victor) and Stacie Matthews Mutschler (Brian); and grandchildren, Tori, Michael, Luke, and Madison. All of these he loved and cherished deeply.
Services will be private and Interment will be at Wilmington & Brandywine Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please consider supporting Shriners Hospitals for Children: https://donate.lovetotherescue.org