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The Life of June D Matthews

Funeral Service for June Matthews (nee Hendershot), age 94 of Russell Twp., will be 10:00 a.m., Saturday, October 18, at Gattozzi and Son Funeral Home, 12524 Chillicothe Rd., Chester Twp. June passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Monday, October 13, 2014, at UHHS Geauga Medical Center, under the care of University Hospitals Hospice. She was born June 7, 1920 in South Euclid to Florence and George Hendershot. June was a member of the 49ers Ladies Club. She enjoyed knitting, and loved following the Cleveland Indians, attending the 1948 World Series Championship game. June loved spending time with her family, and was an especially proud great-grandmother. She was a 20 year employee of the former Mogul Corp. in Chagrin Falls. She was the beloved mother of Beverly (Charles) Sobeck; cherished grandmother of Pamela (Michael) Obratil and Melanie Robertson; proud great-grandmother of Brady and Luke Obratil; beloved aunt of Richard Hendershot, Barb Hendershot, Cathy Knapp, and many others. She was preceded in death by her husband Leonard Matthews in 1995; and her brother Harvey Hendershot in 1992. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 17, at the funeral home. Interment will be at Western Reserve Memorial Gardens in Chester Twp. Memorial contributions in June''s name may be made to Geauga Humane Society''s Rescue Village, P.O. Box 116, Novelty, OH 44072.

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