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Henry W. Mathieu, Jr.

December 14, 1928 — December 8, 2023

Mount Airy, North Carolina

Henry W. Mathieu, Jr.

Henry W. Mathieu, Jr. age 94, passed away Friday, December 8, 2023, in Mt. Airy, NC.

Born December 14, 1928, in Norristown, PA, he was the son of Henry W. Mathieu, Sr. and Gladys Shoemaker Mathieu.

Henry lived most of his life in Pennsylvania with his wife of 72 years Marie Hendricks Mathieu. During that time, he worked as a farmer, a Farm Credit manager, and a custom carpenter. He continued using these skills throughout his life in his retirement hobbies of gardening and woodworking and through serving as treasurer of Mayberry Presbyterian Church.

After retirement, he and Marie moved to Meadows of Dan, VA, where they lived for 30 years before moving to RidgeCrest Lane in Mt. Airy in August 2022. While living in Meadows of Dan, Henry was deeply involved in church activities, served on the Board of Directors of the Tri-Area Medical Clinic, and kept busy creating beautiful woodworking projects which he generously gifted to many individuals.

Along with his wife, Marie, he is survived by his daughters: Lou Ann Martin (William) of Anderson, SC; Susan Olsen (Eric) of Elk, WA; and Jeanne Woods (Rob) of Willis, VA; grandchildren: Anne Marie Martin of Salisbury, NC; and Will Martin (Emily) of Pendleton, SC; great-grandchildren: Lucy and Amelia Martin; and his brother, Edward S. Mathieu of Casselbury, FL.

A graveside service will be held Thursday, December 14, 2023 at 2:00 pm at Bluemont Presbyterian Church, Hillsville, VA with a memorial service to follow in the coming weeks.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent to the Mayberry Presbyterian Church Memorial Fund, PO Box 624, Meadows of Dan, VA 24120.

Moody Funeral Home in Stuart has been entrusted with the services and online condolences may be sent by visiting www.moodyfuneralservices.com.

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Graveside Service

Thursday, December 14, 2023

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Bluemont Presbyterian Church Cemetery

47 Bluemont Ln, Hillsville, VA 24343

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