Kathleen M. Mathis
AGE: 82 • Medford
Kathleen M. Mathis, 82, of Medford, passed away Wednesday, September 25, 2013, at home surrounded by her family. Born in Philadelphia, PA, Kathy resided in Medford most of her life. She and her husband Arthur were owners of Mathis Funeral Home in Medford, starting the business together in 1957. They proudly served the Burlington County area for over 50 years. Kathy retired as an X-Ray Technician with S. Jersey Radiology. She was a parishioner at St. Mary of the Lakes R.C. Church in Medford, and was a life member of the VFW
Post 7677 Ladies Auxiliary in Medford. Kathy helped to start the Medford Pinelands Library, and continued on as a Trustee. She was also a life member of the Medford Historical Society.
Wife of the late Arthur R. Mathis; she is survived by three loving daughters and sons-in-law, Kathleen E. Mathis Gerber and John Gerber of Medford, Denise and Robert Brick of Medford, and Mary and Steve Orey of Flat Rock, IL; her brother and sister-in-law, Eugene and Alice Hannigan; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Emma and Bud Leighton, and Regina and Charlie Biederman; seven grandchildren, Chris, Kirsten (Will), Ben, Mollie (Miles), Steven, Abby and Carolynn; one great-granddaughter on the way; a special friend Dave Gerber; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends may call on Tuesday, October 1, 2013, from 6-8PM, and again on Wednesday, October 2, from 9-10AM, at the Mathis Funeral Home, 58 N. Main St., Medford. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:30AM, at St. Mary of the Lakes R.C. Church, 40 Jackson Rd., Medford. Interment will follow in Harleigh Cemetery, Camden.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Kathy's memory to Deborah Heart and Lung Foundation, 200 Trenton Rd., Browns Mills, NJ 08015; or to Samaritan Hospice, 5 Eves Dr., Suite 300, Marlton, NJ 08053.