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Final arrangements for Dolton Firefighter Lawrence Matthews

The family of a 35-year-old Dolton firefighter who died on Saturday is remembering him as an active and young man who was always the one to help everyone else.

Lawrence Matthews died after he collapsed at the scene of a fire in Harvey. Most didn’t know he had a cardiac history…Please click here for  Leah Hope’s story in ABC 7 Eyewitness News. A related story is here.

Visitation for Lawrence Matthews will be held 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday at Leak & Sons Funeral Home, 18400 S. Pulaski Rd. in Country Club Hills. A fire department walkthrough will be held at 7 p.m.

On Saturday, viewing will be held 10 a.m. and a service will start at 11 a.m. at Holy Temple Cathedral, 15912 Lincoln Ave. in Harvey. The Dolton Fire Department procession will arrive at 9 a.m.

Afterwards, a procession will go to Washington Memory Garden, 701 Ridge Rd. in Homewood.

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