Janice Marie Mathias

December 9, 1929 - August 12, 2019
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Janice Marie Mathias, 89, of New Philadelphia, passed away peacefully on August 12, 2019 in Community Hospice Truman House at New Philadelphia.

Born at home on December 9, 1929 in New Philadelphia, Ohio she was the daughter of James H. and Alice M. (Goudy) Engler.

Janice was a graduate of New Philadelphia High Sc…

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Janice Marie Mathias, 89, of New Philadelphia, passed away peacefully on August 12, 2019 in Community Hospice Truman House at New Philadelphia.

Born at home on December 9, 1929 in New Philadelphia, Ohio she was the daughter of James H. and Alice M. (Goudy) Engler.

Janice was a graduate of New Philadelphia High School class 1947 and on October 27, 1950, she married Donald W. Mathias, who preceded her in death on August 10, 1984.

She served as East Elementary PTA President, neighborhood coordinator for the American Heart Fund and American Cancer Society drives and was secretary / treasurer for the family business, Mathias Roofing and Heating. Janice was a member of the First United Church of Christ in New Philadelphia and the Order of the Eastern Star.

She was lovingly cared for and will be missed by her daughter, Casey Mathias Fisher; son-in-law, Jim Fisher; grandchildren, Amanda Stephan, Aaron Fisher, Amy Katrak, Alaina Fisher, David and Kati Fisher; and great-grandson, Noah Fisher.

She leaves behind her very dear nieces, Vikki Whitman; and Robin Brokaw and Robin’s husband Bruce, who always made her laugh.

She is also survived by a nephew, Shawn Whitman; cousins, Pat McDowell, Carol Rabes, Pastor Bob and Ginny Mathias; and former sons-in-law, Bob Laghetto and Gary Stephan.

Also surviving are a daughter, Michele Mathias Erwin; a granddaughter, Nikki Laghetto; and great-granddaughter Kalli Laghetto.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was also preceded in death by her sister, Phyllis Jean (Engler) Whitman; brother-in-law Tom Whitman; and her in-laws Dean E. and Thelma Mathias.

In keeping with her wishes, Janice is to be cremated through the care of Geib’s Tuscarawas Valley Crematory and a private memorial service will be held at a later date.

The family requests that memorial contributions be made to Community Hospice Truman House, 716 Commercial Avenue SW, New Philadelphia, Ohio 44663. Condolences may be mailed to the family at 316 Glenview Avenue, Dover, Ohio 44622.

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A private memorial service will be held at a later date.


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The family requests that memorial contributions be made to Community Hospice Truman House, 716 Commercial Avenue SW, New Philadelphia, Ohio 44663. Condolences may be mailed to the family at 316 Glenview Avenue, Dover, Ohio 44622.

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Born: December 9, 1929
Died: August 12, 2019

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Geib Funeral Home & Crematory

On behalf of the Geib Family and Staff, we offer our most sincere sympathy for your loss. We are honored to have been called upon to serve your family.

 

Pam Primovero posted on 8/16/19

Thinking of you Casey and your family during this time. My prayers are with you all.

 

Becky Laubscher posted on 8/15/19

My deepest sympathy for your loss.

 

Brenda Little posted on 8/14/19

Sorry for the loss of your mother. I too took care of my mother at the end of her life. It makes it bittersweet. The pain of losing a precious mother but relieved that they are at peace. Thinking of you....

 

Racheal Westover posted on 8/14/19

She had to be one amazing. Lady to have created such an amazing daughter and granddaughter....xoxoxo lots of love ??

 

Carolyn Vaughn posted on 8/13/19

Dearest Casey and Family, so very, very sorry to learn of your sweet Mom's passing...Your family, Mom and Dad, were the best neighbors and my Mom and Dad loved them too....Missed getting to see her and you as I grew older and moved but so glad to connect now....Please know I am thinking of you and your family in love and prayers... Carolyn Cua Vaughn

 

Teresa Everett (Quillen) posted on 8/13/19

So very sorry for your loss Casey. I loved your mom, have many childhood memories at your home and throughout our school years. Your mom was always involved and so much fun.

 

Kim Link posted on 8/13/19

Casey, So sorry for your loss, you and your family are in my prayers.

 

Robin Brokaw posted on 8/13/19

Casey your mom was the best God Blss you and your family!!

 

Robert Mathias posted on 8/13/19

Janice the thing I remember most is that when you were in a conversation with her you were the most important person in it. Always upbeat and smiling and always noting the "Mathias" blue eyes. Rest in peace Janice. Bob and Ginny Mathias

 

Daryl Jackson posted on 8/13/19

My prayers and condolences for all, may she ride on angel's wings to heaven...Rest in Peace Janice...

 

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