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Frederica Elminda (Dillon) Burton

August 2, 1942 ~ January 13, 2024 (age 81) 81 Years Old

Frederica Burton Obituary


Frederica E. Burton, “Freddie” age 81 passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family
on January 13, 2024. She was born on August 2, 1942, to Selina Shaw and Angus Dillon, in
Kingston, Jamaica.
Freddie later moved to London, England where she married and had four children. Desiring a
better life for herself and her children, she journeyed to America in 1973.
She became an American Citizen and furthered her education receiving her master’s degree.
Freddie worked in the medical field as an MRI technician and was a teacher in this field for
many years. Although she was a hard worker, she also loved interior decorating and cruising
with her family and friends. She was an AMAZING cook and a lifelong Yankees fan.
She was preceded in death by her parents and 2 sons, Adrian, and Anthony Matthews.
Leaving to cherish her memories: son: Andrew (Dionne) Matthews; daughter: Lila Matthews; 4
grandchildren: Capri, Jamaal, Andrew Matthews, Lillian Cooper; 5 great-grandchildren: Andrew
Matthews, Jaquan Hines, Tylia Matthews, Aquanti Matthews, and Jaden Cooper, and 1 great-
great-granddaughter Jream Matthews. One sister Trivia Dillon. Three lifelong friends: Verona
Childs, Laverne Roberts, and Gisella Flowers.
As well as a host of other family and friends. 

The Burton & Matthews Family has planned a private celebration of life and simply requests your prayers. 

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