Obituaries June 24, 2010

Published on: June 24, 2010


   Iona A. Mathias, 95, passed away June 3, 2010.  She was born January 19, 1915 in Everly, Iowa.  Iona and her late husband of 62 years, Dr. Charles M. Mathias, lived in Niles and Warren, Ohio, before retiring to Sun City Center.  She is survived by nieces and nephews.
   Iona attended the University of Iowa Business College and worked with the US Government as a legal secretary before her marriage to Dr. Mathias.  She also was a volunteer for 15 years with Meals on Wheels, for 30 years with the American Red Cross and for 20 years as a Girl Scout leader.        Doctor and Mrs. Mathias enjoyed traveling and especially their historic globe-circling adventure via the private chartered Supersonic Concorde.
   A memorial service will be held at 10:00 am. Monday, June 28, 2010 at Freedom Plaza, Sun City Center, FL.
   Interment will be at the Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, Florida.
   Memorials can be made to the American Red Cross, American Cancer Society, or LifePath Hospice Sun City Center in lieu of flowers.