Matthews, Mary Lou, age 80, of Lake George, Mich., formerly of Ferndale, died on Friday, December 26, 2014 in Rochester Hills. She was born January 27, 1934 in Detroit to Basil and Margaret Helferty. Survived by husband, James; children, Robert (Carmen) and Barbara Kelly; grandchildren, Patrick, Shawna, Brenna and Chris; great-granddaughter, Maya; sisters, Barbara Helferty, Margaret Eberl; many nieces, nephews, and beloved friends. Predeceased by siblings, Dr. Robert Helferty and Patricia Mulqueen. Visitation Sunday 5–9 p.m. and Monday 3–9 p.m., Rosary 6:30 p.m. at Spaulding & Curtin Funeral Directors, 500 W. Nine Mile, Ferndale. Instate Tuesday 10:30 a.m. until funeral Mass 11 a.m. at St. James Catholic Church,Ferndale. Memorial contributions to Alzheimer’s Association. www.spauldingcurtin.comPublished in Daily Tribune on Dec. 28, 2014+Read More Share Listen to Obituary Remember Share a message, photo, or video below View all messages 3 "Jim I am so sorry for your loss! Lou was a wonderful person..."- Connie Tuck"The decision Lou and Jim made to buy my parent's cabin on..."- Marsha Starr"Dear Jim and Family, Rich and I just heard the sad news of..."- Bett and Rich Lybarger Add a memory or condolence to the guest book Add Message Please add or record a video for the family of Mary Matthews Add a video + Please add a photo and share in the life story for Mary Matthews Add a photo +