Tribute: Christena Mae (Breedlove) Mathes

December 6, 2016 Obituary

Christena Mae Mathes, Youngstown, Ohio - obit

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Christena Mae (Breedlove) Mathes, 95, passed away on December 6, 2016.

She was born on November 25, 1921 in Morrisville, West Virginia, daughter to the late Kyle and Cynthia (Ryan) Breedlove.

Christena went to business school and earned her associate degree. Most recently she worked for Trumbull Metropolitan Housing Authority and retired after ten years.

Christena will be remembered as a loving mother and grandmother, devoted to her family.

Left to carry on her memory are her sons, Robert (Carol) Mathes III, Christopher (Arlene) Mathes and William (Chris) Mathes and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents; two brothers and one sister, Christena is preceded in death by her loving husband, of 61 years, Robert M. Mathes Jr., whom passed on October 5, 2005. She is also predeceased by her daughter, Cynthia Hulewat and her grandson, Robert Mathes IV.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Valley in Christena’s honor. Final arrangements entrusted to Lane Family Funeral Homes.

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A television tribute will air Thursday, December 8 at the following approximate times:
12:25 p.m. WKBN, 6:58 p.m. on MyYTV and 10:37 p.m. FOX plus two additional spots throughout the day.