Eileen Catherine Matthews, age 73, passed away on July 22, 2020 from the COVID-19 virus in Clear Lake City, Texas. She was born on January 30, 1947 in Providence, Rhode Island. Eileen is survived by her beloved husband Wayne Matthews; her brother Bernard Myers; Christopher Myers and Donna Lebomyers; and other family members. She had degrees from Rhode Island College and the University of Colorado – Boulder. She worked with children with special needs in Rhode Island, Colorado, California, and Texas. She also worked with stroke victims and their families. She was a teacher with the Clear Creek Independent School district for thirty plus years. She had a passion for her students and their families. She supported charities endorsing children with special needs and their families.
Eileen loved spending time with her friends. She was a member of the Clear Creek Association of Retired Teachers and the ADK Sorority. Traveling was one of her greatest pleasures and there were many trips that were shared with family and friends. She was always ready and willing to go shopping, to lunch with friends, or just relax at Starbucks enjoying her favorite “Java Chip Frappacino”
A “Celebration of Life” memorial will be held on 24 April 2021 from 01:00 to 02:30 at Crowder Funeral Home located at 111 East Medical Center Boulevard in Webster, Texas (281-280-9000). In lieu of flowers, those wishing to make a memorial donation please do so to a children’s educational charity or scholarship of your choice. A suggestion – a favorite of Eileen was/is:
Alpha Delta Kappa Foundation or their Web Site
P.O. Box 870567Kansas City,