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Glynn L. Matthews, a retired Niagara Mohawk Power Corp. executive who was active in church and community affairs, died unexpectedly Sunday (Sept. 24, 2000) in Veterans Affairs Medical Center. The Amherst resident was 66.

Matthews, an Air Force veteran, worked for the utility for 38 years, retiring in 1994 as manager of the consumer relations department.

He was president of the Tonawanda Kiwanis Club, served twice as a Kiwanis lieutenant governor, and was a captain in the Amherst Police Auxiliary. He also was a superintendent of the Sunday school of St. Peter's Episcopal Church and served on the church vestry.

He was former Scoutmaster of Boy Scout Troop 261 and served as president of the Tonawanda Industrial Expansion Corp. He was a member of Milton J. Brounshidle Post, American Legion, and was an active bowler with the post.

He is survived by his wife, the former Mary Lou Conway; two sons, Glynn Jr. of Sanborn and Scott of Sanford, Fla.; a sister, Irene Koegh of Stephens City, Va; two brothers, Donald of Wheatfield and Edward of Williamsville; and three grandchildren.

Services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday in St. Peter's Episcopal Church, 205 Longmeadow Road, Eggertsville. Burial will be in Elmlawn Cemetery, Town of Tonawanda.


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