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Thomas G. Mattern

December 23, 1937 ~ January 3, 2021 (age 83)


            Thomas G. Mattern of Chagrin Falls Passed Away Peacefully on January 3, 2021. Born December 23, 1937 in Youngstown, Ohio to Conrad and Martha Mattern. Graduatedfrom Chagrin Falls High School in 1955, Wittenberg University in 1959, and received his Masters in Education at Kent State University in 1967. He coached and taught American History at Beachwood Schools for 2 years, Strongsville Schools for 1 year, and Chagrin Falls Schools for 25 years. He was a member of the Chagrin Falls United Methodist Church for 67 years.

            After retirement, Tom started the Chagrin Falls Alumni Association followed by what is now the Chagrin Falls Tom Mattern Historical Room. Tom volunteered at Chagrin Falls Meals on Wheels for 20 years and was President for 3 years. The “Tom Mattern Victory Bell” which is now hanging at the Tiger football field

in honor of his dedication and love for the school. “Go Tigers!”

            Survived by his wife, Linda of 57 years, sons John ’85 and Kenny ’88.

Public Memorial Services will be announced at a later date. A Private service for his family will be held at the Chagrin Falls United Methodist Church.

The Family Kindly Requests NO FLOWERS Please

            Donations may be made to the CF United Methodist Church. 20 South Franklin St. Chagrin Falls, OH. 44022, Chagrin Falls Meals on Wheels, P.O. Box 23497 Chagrin Falls, OH. 44023, Chagrin Falls Alumni Association, 400 E. Washington St. Chagrin Falls, OH. 44022, or the Chagrin Falls Historical Society, 87 E. Washington St. Chagrin Falls, OH. 44022

            Arrangements by Stroud~Lawrence Funeral Home Chagrin Falls, OH.




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