Luther Matthews, 77, of Jeannette, Pennsylvania, died April 28, 1998.

Born September 20, 1920 in Jeannette, a son of the late Saumel R. and Mary Jane Brown Matthews. Prior to retirement he was a clerk for the U.S. Post Office in Salt Lake. Member of the Gethsemane United Methodist Church and was a veteran of World War II serving in the U.S. Army Air Force.In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Maxine Hunter Matthews; and three brothers and one sister.

Surviving are three children, Sherie Leonhardt; and husband, Donald, of Bountiful; H. Shawn Matthews, of Salt Lake City; Douglas B. Matthews, of Greensburg, Pennsylvania; three grandchildren, Teri Scholl; Brett Leonhardt; and Wendy Leonhardt; one great-grandchild, Caleb. Additional survivors are one brother, Harold Matthews; two sisters, Mildred Boettner, and Roberta King.

Funeral service will be conducted Saturday, May 2, 1998, at Mason-Gelder Funeral Home, Inc. Jeannette, Pennsylvania, at 11 a.m. with Rev. Michelle L. Wobrak officiating. Interment, St. Pauls Reformed Cemetery Trauger, Pennsylvania.

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