We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Arnold & Spiker-Foster-Shriver
Michelle A Matthews, age 71, of Jackson Township, Ohio, passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 21, 2022, after a brief illness. She was born in Canton, Ohio on September 20, 1950, to the late Leland and Maxine Pierce. She was a graduate of Hoover High School and Marietta College. Her career included ownership of the Foliage Factory, employment at WHBC Radio, work as a stockbroker, and long-time employment Kohl’s Department Store. Michelle was a long-time friend of Bill W. and Dr. Bob and helped many women through their journey. She was a long-time member of Faith United Methodist Church in North Canton. Michelle was deeply loved by her family including her son, sister, brother-in-law and her beloved Dachshund puppy Buttercup, as well as her many, many close friends. She was an expert gardener, creating a paradise in her back yard. She loved reading, cooking, baking, and entertaining her friends and family.
Michelle was preceded in death by her parents, Leland and Maxine Pierce. She is survived by her son, Brandon Matthews and her sister and brother-in law Cynthia and Michael Trauscht of Virginia, as well as other relatives and friends. A celebration of life service will be held 1:00pm Friday, May27th, at Faith United Methodist Church, 300 9th St. N.W., North Canton, Ohio 44720. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Aultman Hospice or Faith Kitchen, at Faith United Methodist Church in North Canton.