Fredd Mathewson, Sussex firefighter
Fredd Mathewson, 75, of Millville, born Aug. 5, 1938, passed away early Wednesday morning, Jan. 29, at Beebe Healthcare in Lewes.
After retiring from DuPont, Fredd split his time between Delaware and Florida. While in Delaware he served as a member of the Millville Volunteer Fire Company for over 18 years. While serving as a firefighter, ambulance driver and fire police he received numerous awards for his outstanding service including top responder.
Fredd is survived by his wife Judith of 56 years; his two children, Mark Mathewson and Robin Weber (Don); his six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
A funeral service will be held Wednesday, Feb. 5, at 11 a.m., at the Chapel of Melson Funeral Services, 38040 Muddy Neck Road, Ocean View, where friends may call after 10 a.m. Interment will follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery in Dagsboro.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Millville Volunteer Fire Co., P.O. Box 64, Millville, DE 19970.