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John Buck "Jack" Matheson

March 19, 1929 - April 22, 2020

John Buck “Jack” Matheson, age 91 of Wilmington passed away Wednesday, April 22, 2020, at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.

Jack was born in New York on March 19, 1929, to Cyril and Anne Buck Matheson. Jack was a proud veteran serving in the US Marines and US Army. His career included US Postal Service, Phone Technician, and Blue Cross and Blue Shield.

Jack and Gloria enjoyed traveling including many visits to Hawaii and one special trip to Ireland. Jack never met a stranger and had a gift of speaking and relating to other people no matter the topic in conversation. One of his favorite Bible verses is Philippians 1:3, “I thank my God every time I remember you”

Jack is survived by his wife of 63 years, Gloria Swartz Matheson; special niece, Karen Fitzgerald and other life long close friends.

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