MATTHEWS – Roger Walter

Born on April 26, 1937. Passed away January 8, 2021.

Passed away peacefully at

Latrobe Valley Village Nursing Home Newborough

Aged 83 years

Only love and best friend of Shirley.

Loved son of the late Olive and Walter Matthews

Loved brother of Olwyn Balfour.

Loving father of

Peter, Kerri, and David.


Special thankyou to all the staff at Latrobe Valley Village Nursing Home for keeping him comfortable for the last 17 months and generally caring for him.

Drs at Tanjil Place thankyou to them also.


Loving proud father, grandfather, great grandfather and friend of Kerri, Gary, Brett, Sam, Carlie, Nathan, Ryan, Liz, Mahli, Mackeena, Lockie, Rylie and Max.

Will be sadly missed.


Loved and respected father and father in law of Peter and Janet. Grandfather of Sarah, Kate and Luke.

Great grandfather of Melody, Maxine, Samantha, Angus, Addison and Declan.


Father of David, Grandfather of Shane, Martine, Sheridan and Chelsea. Great Grandfather of Bently, Blake, Briana, Harley and Alyssa.

Dearly loved and sorely missed, playing golf forever.


Dearly loved brother and brother-in-law of Olwyn and Russ . Loved uncle of Michael, Janine and Robyn and families. Many happy memories.


Dearly loved friend of over 65 years, will be sadly missed.

Love from Coral, Ken and families.





Funeral Notice
Latrobe Valley Funeral Services Chapel 6 Ollerton Avenue, MoeView Map
The Funeral Service and Committal for cremation for Mr Roger Walter Matthews will be held at Latrobe Valley Funeral Services Chapel 6 Ollerton Avenue Moe on Thursday January 14th, 2021 at

This service will also be live streamed, To view the live stream, click here.
  1. Thinking of you Shirley And Family At This Sad Time Roger was A True Gentleman And Will Be Missed by Many Deepest Sympathy To You All From
    Margaret De Lazzer (Dart)

    Margaret DeLazzer January 10, 2021
  2. Our love and thoughts are with you Shirl and your family at this very sad time.What a gentleman Roger was ,as well as a loyal friend and business partner will always be remembered in our hearts
    Chris and Maree Hoy

    Chris Hoy January 10, 2021
  3. Dear Shirley and family,
    Our deepest sympathy to you all on the loss of Roger. A wonderful friend who will be sadly missed.
    Peter and Jenny Moss and family.

    Jenny Moss January 11, 2021
  4. Dear Shirley and family,
    Our love and thoughts are with you at this sad time, we will miss seeing Roger’s smile each week.

    Norman and Rhonda Mether

    Rhonda Mether January 12, 2021
  5. It was great knowing you Roger. The world is worse off not having your happy-go-lucky self ever-present.

    Best wishes to Shirley and family

    Dr. Glenn Doolan January 13, 2021
  6. Thoughts are with u Shirley and family Roger always had a smile . Miss catching up with cousins as did sometimes he will b missed love Cheryl xx

    Cheryl deppeler January 13, 2021
  7. Fond Memories of Roger and Shirley playing golf at Pakenham..Love to Shirley and Olwyn and Russ..From Jean and David Hoare..

    Jean and David. January 13, 2021
  8. We will miss you, Roger and your wonderful stories. Safe journey as the designated driver as you were to Cobram Barooga.

    Peter Cooke January 13, 2021
  9. Dear Auntie Shirl, Peter, Kerry & David and Families. Thinking of you all at this sad time. Remembering all the fun times with Uncle Roger and his cheeky sense of humour. Love to you all. Sorry cant be there Thursday but will be watching funeral and hope to see you soon. Lots of Love Mandy G

    Mandy Gunn January 13, 2021
  10. So sorry to hear this news. My sincere condolences to Shirley, Olwyn and family. Fond memories of friendship and fun times at the golf club and environment.

    Dino Moscato January 14, 2021
  11. Special memories of Roger, always smiling & cheeky remarks!
    Much love to Shirley, Peter, Kerry, David & families.
    From your babysitter & Kindergarten teacher!
    Chris Cook x

    Christine Cook January 14, 2021