POTSDAM – Tabatha Jean Matthie, 49, of 1769 Morley-Potsdam Road, unexpectedly passed away Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at Canton-Potsdam Hospital.
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Tabatha was born on December 8, 1971 in Potsdam, the daughter of Shirley (Remington) and the late Francis W. Murray. She was a graduate of Potsdam High School and attended SUNY Canton for a time. On July 3, 2004, she married Bruce B. Matthie in Hannawa Falls.
Tabatha worked hard throughout her life, working for many years with Wilson Farms/Sugarcreek Stores in various locations and positions within the company including management. She later worked at Clarkson University and most recently was a sales specialist with Ashley Furniture Home Store in Potsdam, where she was continuously awarded top salesperson. She was a member of the Emmanuel Baptist Church in Potsdam and enjoyed shopping, collecting antiques, ATV riding, and gardening.
Tabatha is survived by her husband, Bruce; her children, Samantha Ann Murray of Vermont, Ryan B. Matthie of Montana, and Carrie Ann French of Norwood; her grandchildren, Kaiden, Keegan, and Jordan; her mother, Shirley A. Murray of Brasher Falls; her sisters, Josie Hanley of Dickinson Center; Janet and Gary Griffin of Hannibal, New York; Judy and Steve Deon of Potsdam; Jackie and Mark Knapp of Fulton; Tammy and Ralph Trerise of Massena; and Loretta Murray and Billy Woodward of Potsdam; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.
She was predeceased by her father, Francis W. Murray in February 2008.
Friends may call Friday, April 30th, 2-4:00 PM at the Donaldson-Seymour Funeral Home, Potsdam. A graveside service will follow at 4:30 PM in Bayside Cemetery, with Pastor Justin Glover, officiating.