Cynthia Jane (Cindy) Matson, 74, of Washington Court House, Ohio died Tuesday, October 30, 2018, at 3:30 p.m. at the Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus where she had been a patient since Monday evening. Her death was sudden and unexpected.
Cindy was born September 12, 1944, in Middletown, Ohio to Harold H. and Jane Wilt Foster. She was a 1962 graduate of Washington High School and lived most of her life in this community.
Before her retirement in 2009, she had worked in quality control at Calmar for over 30 years.
Cindy had formerly been a volunteer with the Fayette County Memorial Hospital Auxiliary.
She was preceded in death by her parents; two grandchildren, Daniel Rohrer and Brittany Backenstoe and a brother-in-law, John Reinwald.
Cindy is survived by a son, Scott Backenstoe and his wife, Tammy, of Washington Court House; her special friend, Jack Merriman; two grandchildren, Kayla Maiden and her husband, Craig, of Washington Court House and Alyssa Dickerson and her husband, Drew, of Huntington, WV; three great grandchildren, London, Cherilyn and Evan Maiden; three step children, Betsy (Mark Mickle) Stewart, Liz Leisure and her husband, Tim, and Jason Matson and his wife, Kelly, all of Washington Court House; several step grandchildren and step great grandchildren; a sister, Carolyn Reinwald of Washington Court House; special friends, Mary Greenlee and Kris Ryan and other extended family members and friends.
The funeral will be Saturday, November 3, 2018, at 11 a.m. at the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Washington Court House with Mell Wickensimer, director of visitation at the Grace United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will follow in the Milledgeville-Plymouth Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home Friday from 5-8 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Fayette County Relay for Life, P.O. Box 547, Washington Court House, Ohio 43160.