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“My thoughts and prayers are with you on your loss. What a wonderful lady! My deepest sympathy. ”
1 of 8 | Posted by: Judy Cross

“To All of Caroline's Loved Ones -- I met Caroline as a fellow member of the Warren SCOPE golf league. What a wonderful, adorable lady! She was a...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: John Pugel

“So sorry to hear of Caroline passing. Been friends with your family for many years. Sorry for your loss. She was a wonderful person. She will be...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Gwen Pringle

“We will always remember the carrot cake and our birthdays. I will see you on the other side. ”
4 of 8 | Posted by: Jesse Humphrey - cortland, OH

“Our Thoughts and Prayers are with Caroline's Family, she was so spunky, and such an inspiration on enjoying life, we had many wonderful talks, she...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Staff at Cortland Rite Cleaners

“My sincerest condolences to the family on the passing of Carolyn. She was a very nice lady and will be missed. May God help you all at this sad time. ”
6 of 8 | Posted by: Bim Turner

“We were so sorry to hear of Caroline's passing. We so enjoyed seeing her at 5:30 mass at St. Roberts. She always had a twinkle in her eye. Sincerely ”
7 of 8 | Posted by: Bob and Robin Hefner

“She was such a sweet and loving person. She will be missed ?? ”
8 of 8 | Posted by: Teresa Rossi


Caroline M. Matthews, 93, passed away July 17, 2017 surrounded by her family at the home she shared with her daughter & granddaughter in Diamond. Caroline was born in Spangler, PA on October 13, 1923 to Joseph & Irene (Staffen) Habosky. On June 3, 1946 she was united in marriage to John "Jack" Matthews who preceded her in death on November 6, 2000. She was an avid golfer and played on the SCOPE leagues. She enjoyed Body Shop aerobics, dancing and playing cards and bingo. She was an active member of St. Robert's Catholic Church. Caroline's greatest passion was her family. She was placed on this Earth to be a mother and teach her family how to love and be loved. Visitation will be held on Friday July 21 from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Lane Funeral Homes, Cortland location; 164 N. High Street. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday at 10:00 a.m. at St. Robert's Catholic Church; 4659 OH-46, Cortland where the family will receive friends for an hour prior to the service. Caroline is survived by her daughters Sally (Jim) Palmer, Susan Moore and Donna (Marc) Arnal; her grandchildren Emily Moore, Joshua(Kayce) & Jessica Arnal and Jim Palmer; her great grandchildren Ellie, Emmie & Gage. Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by her grandson Jason Moore; her son-in-law James Moore; her sisters Mary Panic, Helen Lonce, Ann Harding and Nancy Hite and her brothers Joe, John, Frank & Wallace Habosky and Mike Panic. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations made be made to Ryan's Case for Smiles; checks made payable to Susan Moore c/o the funeral home. Sue uses the funds to sew beautiful pillow cases for critically ill children in northeast Ohio. Through this program Caroline has helped Sue with many of the thousands of pillow cases already made. It was a program near and dear to Caroline.