FROSTBURG — Carl “Bus” Edward Matthew, 83, of Frostburg, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013 at the Frostburg Village Nursing Home.
Born July 6, 1929, in Wiley Ford, W.Va., he was the son of the late Clinton E. and Dona M. (Shaffer) Matthew. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Josephine Gertrude (Arbogast) Matthew; one brother, Roy Matthew; one sister, Audrey Wagoner.
Bus was a member of the Emmanuel-Bethel United Methodist Church, where he was very actively involved with the church. On April 19, 1977 he married his wife Josephine and was a dedicated husband until her death on April 22, 2009. Bus was owner of Matthew Shale Works in Wiley Ford.
Surviving are his step-son, Robert Arbogast and wife Ade of Swanton; two sisters, Wanda Tucker of Irmo S.C., Betty Chucci of Rawlings; brother-in-law, Dewey Wagoner of Wiley Ford; sister-in-law, Mary Matthew of Frostburg; numerous nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received at the Scarpelli Funeral Home P.A. 108 Virginia Ave., Cumberland, on Thursday from 10 to 11 a.m.
A funeral service will be conducted at the funeral home on Thursday at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Richard Jewell officiating,.
Interment will be in Abe Cemetery on Old Furnace Road.