Funeral services have been held for Robert S. Mathews, 88, of Jersey City. He passed away after a long struggle with onset Alzheimer’s disease, surrounded by his wife Jean and stepson Michael on Nov. 20. Robert was a long-time resident of Minnesota before relocating to New Jersey in 2014. He was an avid reader, gardener, musician, animal lover and enjoyed tinkering on home projects. Robert is survived by his wife, Jean, his two stepsons, Michael and Pierre and two grandchildren, Ronald and Renee. He is also survived by his six great-grandchildren, Ashley, Kendell, Ronald, David, Mark and Serina and one great-great granddaughter, Averie. Services arranged by the McLaughlin Funeral Home, Jersey City.