FRONT ROYAL, VA John Washington Mathias, Jr., 86, formerly of Hanover, died on Thursday, March 27, 2014, at Loving Arms in Front Royal. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, April 5, at 11 a.m. at St. Matthews Lutheran Church in Hanover. Mr. Mathias was born August 21, 1927, in Littlestown, son of the late John W. Mathias, Sr. and Cora Weimert Mathias. He was a U.S. Army
veteran and retired as the owner and operator of Mathias TV in Hanover. He was married to the late Carolyn Elizabeth Mathias. Surviving are three children, Patricia Romaine of New Jersey, Andrew Mathias of Winchester, Va., and Catherine Morrison of Front Royal, Va.; and one grandchild, Jesse Mathias. Arrangements are by Maddox Funeral Home, Inc. in Front Royal, Va.