Raymond Mathew


Raymond Mathew

Raymond Mathew

Raymond J. Mathew, 87, passed away Saturday, March 15, 2014 at the Pine Haven Health and Rehabilitation Center in Evansville.
He was born on August 15, 1926 in Stewartsville, Ind., the son of Clifford and Mae Lorene (East) Mathew.
Ray served his country in the United States Navy and retired from Deaconess Hospital. He was a member of the New Beginnings Church in Evansville 50 year member of the Cynthiana Masonic Lodge 710, Eastern Star, Hadi Shrine and the Poseyville American Legion.
Survivors include his wife of 68 years, Ruth Evelyn (Moore) Mathew; three children, Donna (Ed) Hertel, David (Kathy) Mathew of Evansville and Karen (Gordon) Jones of Ft. Branch; six grandchildren, Kevin (Ara) and Kent Hertel, Erin (Brandon) Fischer, Jeremiah and Jeff Jones and Nicholas Mathew; 10 great-grandchildren, Annie (Gabe) Rexing, Elisabeth, Jesse, Jared and Brandon Hertel, Haley and Bode Fischer, Austin, Josie and Sophia Jones; one great-great-granddaughter Cecilia Marie Hertel; sisters, Juanita Hayden and Betty Jane Reynolds; sister-in-law, Margaret Moore Overton.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and two grandsons, Brock Hertel and Addison Jones.
Services will be held on Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at 10 a.m. at Holders Funeral Home in Owensville with Rev. Tom Hubachek officiating. Burial will be in Calvert Chapel Cemetery.
Visitation was on Monday, March 17 from 4-8 p.m. with a Masonic service at 7:30 p.m. conducted by Cynthiana Masonic Lodge 710 at the funeral home.
Expressions of sympathy may be made online at www.holdersfuneralhome.com

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