Anthony J. Matthews, 48, of Portland, died Sunday, November 8, 2015 at his home. He was born in Portland on May 8, 1967, son of Robert and Sandra (Corey) Matthews. He worked throughout the city performing landscaping and property maintenance where he was a valued employeewith Portland Maine Rentals. Tony was a friend to anyone who needed a friend. Although he had no children, he cherished his nieces and nephews. He also cherished those who were born into his life, and those who found their way to him. He was an amazing son, brother, friend and uncle. His words of beauty fill many people with the incredible joy he felt for life. Please hold him close in your heart, soul, mind and spirit. He is predeceased by his father, Robert Matthews, and brother, Dana Matthews. He is survived by his mother, Sandra Matthews and step-father, William Schaffer of South Portland; sister, Mary Matthews of Biddeford; and four brothers, Joseph Matthews of South Portland, Robert Matthews Sr. of Windham, Jeffery Matthews of Gorham, and Charles Matthews and wife Michele of Windham. Tonys Funeral Service will be held at 10AM on Saturday, November 14, 2015 at the South Portland Church of the Nazarene, 525 Highland Ave., South Portland. Burial will follow at Cranberry Horn Cemetery, Harpswell. Arrangements are under the direction of Conroy-Tully Crawford South Portland Chapel, 1024 Broadway, South Portland. To view Tonys memorial page, or to share an online condolence, please visit www.ctcrawford.com In lieu of flowers, those desiring may make memorial contributions to Frannie Peabody Center, 30 Danforth St #311, Portland, ME 04101.