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Douglas "Doug" Matson


December 10, 1928

St Thomas, Ontario


July 25, 2023

Sarnia, Ontario


Matson, Douglas “Doug” Hamilton

Peacefully, with his family by his side, on Tuesday July 25, 2023, at Bluewater Health in Sarnia, at the age of 94. Doug was the beloved husband of Evelyn for 70 years. Loving father of Tracy Foster and her husband Jim, and daughter-in-law Lee Matson. Cherished grandpa of Spencer, Savannah, Ethan, Alyssa and Olivia, and great grandpa of Syriss and Rhylee. Doug was predeceased by his son Dale, his parents Milt and Iyla Matson, and his brother Jim. Doug was a long time employee of Cabot Canada Ltd, and member of Sarnia Golf Club. He enjoyed travelling to Florida, Europe, Egypt and all across Canada. Doug loved fishing, bowling, camping and working on stained glass projects. Skiing was one of his favourite hobbies, which he enjoyed with his whole family. A special thank you to all the PSW’s, the Dialysis Unit, and the staff at Bluewater Health for the compassionate care Doug received. Cremation has taken place. Family and friends will be received at McCormack Funeral Home, 254 George Street (at College Avenue) for Memorial Visitation on Tuesday August 1 from 12 to 1 pm. A Memorial Service will follow at 1 pm. Remembrances and condolences may be expressed to the family online in “Doug’s Guestbook” at If desired, donations to the Sarnia Lambton Kidney Foundation or Grace United Church would be appreciated.

Visitation & Services

McCormack Funeral Home

12 - 1 pm

1 pm

Tuesday August 1


Memorial Service

Tuesday August 1

McCormack Funeral Home


Lakeview Cemetery


Cheques only please,
will be received at the funeral home


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We are so sorry for your loss. Extending our sincere condolences to your family at this very sad time. We are thinking of you all. God Bless. Joanne, Vic & Johnathan Casciano.
Joanne Casciano

Evelyn, Tracy and family So sorry to hear of Doug's passing Thoughts and prayers from the Hodder Family Jean and Ivan from NL and Pat of Sarnia
Patricia Hodder

Evelyn, Tracy and family-we send our deepest condolences to you and your family. 75 years of friendship and a lifetime of memories keeps him near to us. We loved our trips together and will always remember going blueberry picking every year. We pray that your 70 years of love and devotion, and your many happy memories will sustain you during this difficult time. He fought the good fight, never lost faith and is now at rest. Say hi to Jackie for us!, Doug We love you all❤️and will miss Doug beyond words. Love, Gord and Shelley❤️
Shelley and Gord Lewis

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