Rachel Lynn Parisci Matthews, 81, of Madison, Indiana, died Sunday, Nov. 20, 2022, at Jewish Hospital in Louisville.

She was born on June 27, 1941, in Chicago, to Michael and Francis Johnson Parisci. She was raised in Chicago and graduated high school there. She married Reginald Stirling Matthews in 1961, and they had four sons. She worked for several years at Polly Blend in Chicago as a key punch operator. She moved to Madison in 2000 and worked for Key Manufacturing as a mold operator. She was a Christian and enjoyed collecting antiques and other things.

Survivors include three sons, Jeffrey Matthews of Eldorado, Kansas, David Matthews of Madison and Scott Matthews of Napierville, Illinois; her sister, Patricia Stalowy of Morris, Illinois; and seven grandchildren, six great grandchildren, several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a son, Michael Matthews.

Cremation was chosen with no public services. Arrangements entrusted to Morgan & Nay Funeral Centres of Madison and Hanover.

Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice through the funeral home. Online condolences and memorials, www.morgan-nay.com.