John E. Mattern, 86 of Heath, formerly of Cadiz, passed away on Friday, February 24, 2023 at Hospice of Central Ohio in Newark, Ohio. He was born February 20, 1937 in Cadiz, Ohio a son of the late Albert and Mary Dziatkowicz Mattern.
John was the retired director of Building and Grounds at Harrison Community Hospital, a current member of the First Presbyterian Church of Newark and former member of the Presbyterian Church of Cadiz, and former member of the Cadiz V.F.D.. He was a veteran having served in the U.S. Army and then in the Army Reserve.
In addition to his parents; he was preceded in death by his wife, Patricia E. Wilson Mattern; and two sisters, Ann Young and Helen Barnhart.
Surviving are his 2 sons: Marc (Carla) Mattern of Clearwater, Florida and John (Dawn Rabl) Mattern of Portage, Wisconsin; 2 daughters: Cheryl (Steve) Tartaglione, of Northfield Center, Ohio and Lisa (Eric) Marinacci of Heath, Ohio; 5 grandchildren: Jeremy (Ashley), Caitlin, Kenzie, Kylie, and Caden; and 3 Great grandchildren: Henry, Rose, and Hazel; a brother, Albert (Betty) Mattern of Cadiz; and a sister, Laura Ward of Hopedale, Ohio.
Calling hours will be held on Monday, February 27, 2023 from 10:00 a.m. at Clark-Kirkland-Barr Funeral Home, 172 South Main Street, Cadiz where funeral service will be held at 12:00 p.m. with Chaplain Dave Mason officiating. Burial will follow at Cadiz Union Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Central Ohio, 1320 West Main Street, Newark, Ohio 43055.
The memorial guestbook may be signed at www.clark-kirkland-barr.com.