LEWISTON — Christopher J. Matthews, 59, died unexpectedly with his loving family at his side at Central Maine Medical Center on Thursday, Sept. 13.

He was born April 6, 1959, to Clayton L. and Beverly (Jones) Matthews. Christopher graduated from Edward Little High School in 1977 and received his Bachelor of Science in accounting from the University of Maine at Orono in 1981. He started with Harmon, Jones & Sirois in 1988, became a partner in the early 1990s and over the years the company name changed to Jones & Matthews.

He married the love of his life, Louise Morin, on July 18, 1987. Chris’ family was the most important thing in his life, with their well-being at the forefront of everything he did. Chris loved more than anything to spend time with his family, camping and vacationing, watching baseball and football, golfing and playing card and board games, among other activities.

He is survived by his wife of Poland; his daughter, Stephanie Matthews, of Turner; his son, Kevin Matthews, of Poland; his brothers, Clayton L. “Cub” and wife, Debra-Ann Matthews, of Turner and Andrew S. and wife, Cynthia Matthews, of Auburn; his uncle, friend and business partner, Bruce, and wife Pam Jones; and many extended family members.

Private services will be held at a later date.

Online condolences may be shared with his family at www.chandlerfunerals.com.

In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to Poland Spring Academy, P.O. Box 217, Poland, ME 04274. Arrangements are under the care of Chandler Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 45 Main St., South Paris.

Christopher J. Matthews

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