Michael Mathieu Sr.

    Michael George Mathieu Sr., 69, of Murphy, passed away Monday, Feb. 26, 2018, at his home.
    Mr. Mathieu was born March 9, 1948, in Stanford, Maine, to the late Velmont Mathieu and Theresa Desjorden Mathieu.
    A member of St. William Catholic Church, he was preceded in death by his father; and one sister, Patricia Pattee.
    Michael was retired from the U.S. Army ascending to the rank of master sergeant and serving in the Vietnam War.
    In his spare time, he enjoyed fishing and playing golf.
    Survivors include wife of 51 years, Barbara Vega Mathieu; mother, Theresa Mathieu; son, Michael Mathieu Jr.; daughter, Tania Mathieu; daughter, Michelle Mathieu; brother, Mark Mathieu; 12 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
    There are no services planned at this time.
    Arrangements are entrusted to Cochran Funeral Home of Murphy.
    You may send condolences to the family and sign the guest register at www.cochranfuneralhomes.com.