Search Last 7 Days Death Notices


The death has occurred of


Former French Teacher at Newtown School, Newtown, Waterford

MATSON (Waterford and Cork) on 12th March 2020 in his 91st year at University Hospital Waterford, Benjamin Leslie, Newtown, Waterford, suddenly, after a difficult year of health issues.  Sadly missed by his loving wife Joan, his adored daughters Kristin and Sheila, his affectionate grandchildren Ben, Allison, Amine and Ines, sons-in-law, relatives and many friends also his former pupils many of whom kept in touch with him.


Funeral is private but a Memorial Service will be held to honour his life once the risk of Covid-19 has passed.  House  private. Donations, if desired, to Protestant Aid or St Vincent de Paul.


‘Lord, I have loved the habitation of Thy house, in our music God is glorified’

Date Published:

Friday 13th March 2020

Date of Death:

Thursday 12th March 2020

Express your sympathy

Would you like to mark a birthday, memorial mass or anniversary for a Loved One?

You can now create a family notice on to remember your loved one.

Send a Sympathy Card

View All

Memorial Gifts

View All