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  • Helen Eileen Matchett

  • Passing Date:Tue, Jun 22 2021
  • Funeral Date:Sat, Jun 26 2021
  • Viewing:Friday from 2-5 PM
  • Funeral Location:Private Meadows Funeral Home Chapel
  • Resting Location:Meadows Funeral Home, 150 Northwest Rd., Sunny Corner, NB
  • Wishes:Canadian Cancer Society
Helen Eileen Matchett
1930- 2021

Helen Eileen Matchett of Losier Hall and formerly of Sunny Corner, NB, wife of the late Harold Matchett passed away at her residence on Tuesday, June 22, 2021 at the age 91. Born in Sillikers, NB, she was the daughter of the late John and Rena (Stewart) MacDonald.

Helen was a homemaker and a cook at Kingsway Restaurant until her retirement. A member of St. Stephen’s Presbyterian Church, a past member of the Ladies Auxiliary Branch #90 Sunny Corner Legion, and a past member of Island View Seniors Club.

Helen is survived by daughters: Sharon Hamilton (Doug) of Fredericton, NB and Karen Bjurstrom of Sunny Corner, NB; sons: Elwin Matchett (Cathy) of Sunny Corner, NB and Blake Matchett (Linda) of Fredericton, NB; brothers: Henry MacDonald of Sillikers, NB, Harry MacDonald (Heather) and Bervel MacDonald all of Miramichi, NB; six grandchildren, nine great grandchildren and six great great grandchildren, as well as several nieces and nephews.

Helen is predeceased by her parents, husband: Harold; son in law: Ronnie Bjurstrom; sisters: Irene MacKenzie, Doris Boudreau and Edna Rolph; brothers: Bernie, Ralph, Joe, Angus, Frank and Leonard.

A public visitation will be held at Meadows Funeral Home, 150 Northwest Road, Sunny Corner on Friday, June 25, 2021 from 2:00 – 5:00 PM. A private funeral service will be held from Meadows Funeral Chapel on Saturday, June 26, 2021 with Pastor Tom Ettinger officiating. Interment will follow in St. Stephen’s Presbyterian Cemetery, Boom Road, NB.

As expressions of sympathy, in Helen’s memory donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Messages of condolence for the family can be sent through the funeral home website at

Funeral arrangements are under the care of Meadows Funeral Home, 150 Northwest Road, Sunny Corner, NB. Telephone: 622-3600
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