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Kenneth G. Mathey

September 9, 1939 ~ September 26, 2019 (age 80)

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BELOIT – Kenneth G. Mathey, age 80 died at 8:27 p.m. Thursday, September 26, 2019 at Salem Regional Medical Center in Salem. He was born September 9, 1939 in Leetonia, son of Roy and Janet (Grey) Mathey.

Kenneth worked as an assembler for 30 years at General Motors in Lordstown. He was a member of the Believers Christian Fellowship Church in Salem, where he was very active. Kenneth was a graduate of Leetonia High School.

His wife, Joyce A. (Armstrong) Mathey whom he married February 14, 1961 preceded him in death October 20, 1998,

Survivors include four daughters, Laurie Reifsnyder of Fort Meade, FL, Sharon McGuire of Beloit, Melissa “Missy” (David) Shanley of Salem, Martha “Marty” (Steve) Fenton of Salem; seven grandchildren, John (Sarah) McGuire Jr., Joshua (Hali) McGuire, Jared Reifsnyder, Jacob Reifsnyder, Justin (Erica) Fenton, Jordan McGuire, Julieanna Fenton; three great grandchildren, Annabelle McGuire, Ava McGuire and Liam Reifsnyder.

Besides his parents, a grandson, Jamie Reifsnyder; son-in-law, John McGuire Sr.; brothers and a sister.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Arrangements are being handled by Stark Memorial Funeral Home and Cremation Services.

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