Bella House is a faith-based residence for homeless, pregnant women. We offer a safe haven where enriching programs inspire transformation and brighter futures for mothers and their children.
In Memoriam: Richard Mathews, Esq.
November 4, 1957 – January 4, 2020 "The souls of the just shall dwell in the house of the Lord."
The Bella House family and community of friends is saddened with news that Richard Mathews, Board Member and life advocate, has died. He had served on the Board of Directors of Bella House since 2016. Bella House Chairman of the Board John O’Dwyer says, “Richard was a godly man, a good friend and a true servant leader. He contributed wise counsel and sound judgment many times to our organization. We mourn his loss with fellow believers in the Dallas and Ft. Worth communities and in his memory, we hold steadfast to our mission.” Richard is survived by his loving wife of 36 years, Laura, sons Bradley and Ryan, brother Scott, and his mother Ann.
Visitation is Monday, January 13, from 6:00p.m. – 9:00p.m., with Recitation of The Rosary at 7:00p.m., at Wade Family Funeral Home, 440 West Pioneer Parkway in Arlington. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Tuesday, January 14, at 11:00a.m. at St. Maria Goretti Church, 1200 S. David Drive in Arlington. Memorials may be made to Human Life International, Bella House or a charity of one’s choice.