MATTHEWS-Helen Spencer, 89. Visitation 6 p.m., wake service 7 p.m., both Jan. 31 at St. Cecilia Cathedral. Funeral Mass 11:15 a.m., Feb. 1 at the church. Survived by husband, Francis "Frank" Matthews; sons and daughters-in-law, Patrick Matthews, Racine, Wis., John and Karen Matthews, and Thomas and Madeleine Matthews, daughters and sons-in-law, Anne and Arnold Weitz, Michaela and Jeff Colquhoun, Camden, Maine, Joan and Robert Miller, Eileen Hansen and Jay Graham, Mill Valley, Calif. and Molly and Fernando Multedo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; 20 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; siblings and spouses, Dr. Robert and Lolly Spencer, Scottsdale, Ariz., and Betty and Jack Floberg, Potomac, Md.; sisters-in-law, Grace Spencer and Patricia Spencer; nieces; nephews. Memorials to the church, Mount Michael Abbey or Stephen Center.
JOHN A. GENTLEMAN