Death of Arlene Robie

Our dear sister in Christ, Arlene Robie, died this morning at home and surrounded by her three daughters.

Arrangements are pending through Andrews Mortuary.

Arlene was a regular worshiper at the 11 a.m. Eucharist prior to hospitalizations and rehab the past months.

Arlene was preceded in death by her husband John.

Rest eternal grant Arlene, O Lord, and let Light perpetual shine upon her. Amen.


St Matthew's Pastor Sam Zumwalt


The Rev. Dr. Samuel Zumwalt has worked in churches for 44 years and in May 2020 celebrated the 39th anniversary of his ordination to the holy ministry. He is a member of the Society of the Holy Trinity ( In 2004, Pr. Zumwalt moved with his family to Wilmington from Texas, where he served for 23 years as pastor of small, midsize, and large congregations.