V. Brien ‘Pete’ Mathews, 93

FULTON, NY – V. Brien “Pete” Mathews, 93, resident of Hannibal, passed away Friday February 27, 2015, at Oswego Hospital after a short illness.

V. Brien ‘Pete’ Mathews
V. Brien ‘Pete’ Mathews

Brien was born in Buffalo and was a son to the late Wesley Mathews and Anna Kempffer Mathews Dann.

Brien was a U.S. Coast Guardsman and had served during World War II.

He was a member of the VFW, the Fulton Amateur Radio Club for 28 years and Oswego County RACES Volunteer Communicators.

Brien is survived by his wife, Nellie; his children, Neil, Dawn, Brien and Kevin; his stepson, Richard and his wife, Mary Ellen; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Graveside services at Mount Adnah Cemetery will be held at a later date.

There are no calling hours.

Memorial contributions in memory of Brien can be made to All Saints Episcopal Church, 153 S. First St., Fulton.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Foster Funeral Home in Fulton.

Foster Funeral Home, Inc.



  1. I am sorry I just heard. Brien was a wonderful person and the best of neighbors. I will miss him dearly. He would come over on his riding mower to visit and he still will if only in my memory. We cared dearly for him and now pray that he is well and at peace with Our Lord Jesus. I would like Nellie to know I am here for her. My thoughts are with her. Be strong Nellie I love you

  2. Sending our deepest sympathy and love to Nellie, Brien, Jr., Dawn, Neil, Kevin, Richard and families. Uncle Pete will forever hold a very special place within our hearts………

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