Matthew Shavel

Matthew Shavel

Matthew (Matty) Shavel of Princeton died Sept. 24, 2019.

A 68-year veteran of the home textile industry, Mr. Shavel was former president of Shavel Home Products and past president of the National Bed, Bath and Linen Association.

He attended Pratt Institute in New York.

He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II.

He was past president of East Meadow Jewish Center, New York; and a board member of The Jewish Center in Princeton and Greenacres Country Club in Lawrenceville.

Predeceased by his first wife, Gloria (Tuck), and his daughter, Merrye Hudis-Shavel, he is survived by his wife, Hedy (Shepard); two sons, Jon (Ruth) and Douglas (Marcie); a brother, Mike; his son-in-law, Stephen Hudis; his stepchildren, Michael, Lauren, and Ronie; 12 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Services were held Sept. 26 at The Jewish Center, with arrangements by Orland’s Ewing Memorial Chapel, Ewing. Memorial contributions may be made to Boys Town Jerusalem Foundation of America, Greenwood House in Ewing, or the Rabbi’s Discretionary Fund at The Jewish Center.

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