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Bruce H. Matthews, Father of MiGCSA Board Member Gregg Matthews
TICONDEROGA — Bruce H. Matthews, 76, passed on to a more peaceful place on Friday, Oct. 22, 2010, in Ticonderoga, N.Y.
Born on Nov. 20, 1933, in Staten Island, N.Y., he was the son of the late Annette and Herbert Matthews.
Bruce's early education was on Staten Island after which he joined the U.S. Air Force. He was trained and flew as a radio operator, having made many flights during the Korean War.
Following his four-year service to his country, Bruce attended radio broadcasting school in New York City. He began his broadcasting career in St. Albans, Vt. and his last employment lasted more than 30 years as the morning man on WWSC-AM in Glens Falls where he had an extensive following.
He made countless friends over the years. Bruce was a longtime member of the Queensbury Elks Club and the American Legion in South Glens Falls.
Survivors include his four children, Scott Matthews and his wife, Nancy O'Brien, of South Glens Falls, Leigh Anne Dorman and her husband, Glenn, of Glens Falls, Gregg Matthews and his wife, Lindsay, of White Lake, Mich., and Michael McIntire and his wife, Susan, of Newburyport, Mass. He is also survived by 6 grandchildren; Lyndsey and Lily Healy, Reid and Sorell McIntire, Reece Matthews and Gregory Wichser.
Funeral arrangements are being handled by Wilcox and Regan Funeral Home in Ticonderoga, N.Y.
There will be no calling hours.
Burial will be private and at the convenience of the family.