Gluvna Shimo Hromada Home
Family Owned and Operated since 1912 Lorain, Ohio
Constance "Connie" Mathewson
Enjoyed Collecting Dolls; Was A Caregiver to Her Husband During His Illness
Age 97
Born: June 20, 1919   Died: March 10, 2017

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Constance “Connie” Mathewson (nee Smith), 97, of Lorain, died Friday March 10, 2017 at Amherst Manor Nursing Home while surrounded by her loving family.

She was born June 20, 1919 in Cleveland and had resided in Lorain most of her life.  She graduated from Lorain High School with the 1937 B class.

Connie was a member of Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church in Lorain and a past member of the Lakeland Women’s Club.

Connie enjoyed collecting dolls and dancing and she was a caregiver to her husband Al during his long illness.

She is survived by her sons: Alfred Mathewson (Ginny) and Michael Mathewson (Donna), all of Lorain; grandchildren: Jessica Mathewson (Eric), Andrew Mathewson (Taryn), Amy Rakar (Jeff), Beth Burrelli (Joe), Nick Urban (Missy) and Deborah Poyle (Brian); great grandchildren: Joey, Dani, Jilli & Madi Mathewson, Tony Poyle, Brianna, Ashley & Chloe Rakar & Eva & Dominic Burrelli; sister Josephine Jameson of Lorain.  She was preceded in death by her husband Alfred J. Mathewson in 2005, parents Joseph F. & Martha M. Smith (nee Tomasek) & brother Harold E. Smith and sister-in-law Elsie Smith.

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The family will receive friends Wednesday March 15th from 4:00-8:00 pm at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave, Lorain.   Funeral services will be held Thursday March 16th at 9:30 am in the funeral chapel followed by the mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 am at Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church, 1454 Lexington Ave, Lorain.  The Rev. Robert J. Glepko, pastor, will preside.  Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery in Lorain.


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Mercy New Life Hospice, 3600 Kolbe Rd, Lorain, OH.  44053.