Donald Louis Mathey

ALLIANCE–Donald Louis Mathey, 88, of Alliance, Ohio passed away on Sept. 10, 2017. The son of the late Roy Joseph and Janet (Gray) Mathey, he was born on June 24, 1929, in Washingtonville, Ohio.

Donald graduated from Leetonia High School in 1947; owned and operated State Street Barbershop for 21 years and worked at J and L Steel. Donald served in the United States Army serving in 4th Signal Corp. as a Sergeant in Korea. He is a member of Middle Sandy Evangelical Presbyterian Church, American Legion Post #0574 and the N.R.A.

Survivors include his wife Carole (Stewart) Mathey whom he married April 23, 1954; children Dean Stewart (Sharon) Mathey, Shelley Kay (Mitchell) Wilson and Valerie Jo (Vern) Martin; a brother, Kenneth Gray Mathey; four grandchildren, Kelley Wilson, Bailey (Ryan) Fiehrer, Jason Snyder and Trevor (Addie) Mathey; and extended family Dave Greenfield.

Donald was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, William and Earl; and a sister, Harriet.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017 at Middle Sandy Evangelical Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Tracy Edwards officiating. Visitation will be held the hour prior to the service on Saturday at the church. Interment will take place at Highland Memorial Park in Beloit, Ohio.

In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made in Donald’s honor to Wounded Warrior Project; PO Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675 or Friends may send condolences and sign the guest register online at

Arrangements are by Gednetz-Ruzek-Brown Funeral Home, Sebring.


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