October 13, 1925 - September 11, 2012
Gene Mathless, age 86, passed away on September 11, 2012 in Cleveland, Ohio. Preceded in death by parents Bessie and Morris Mathless, brother, Norman Mathless, sisters, Joan Hattenbach and Ruth Stern, brother-in-law Hyman Goldfarb and sister-in law Doreen Goldfarb. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Bettie; son, Steven (Danette) Mathless; daughters, Lorri (Barry) Effron and Carole (Richard) Kahn; grandchildren, Gayle, Allison and Jill Effron, Michelle, Michael and Daniel Kahn; brothers-in-law, Albert (Audrey) Goldfarb, Fred Goldfarb and Ira Hattenbach, sisters-in-law, Janis Mathless and Shirley Goldfarb; many nieces and nephews. Gene graduated from Ohio State University in 1949. He was a certified public accountant and was a partner with brother Norman in the firm Mathless and Mathless, CPAs for over fifty years. Gene served in the United States Army during World War II and was awarded the bronze star for meritorious service in the Rhineland campaign. Gene was a member of the professional business fraternity Alpha Kappa Psi at OSU. He was a member of the CPA Society, Agudas Achim Brotherhood and the Jewish War Veterans. He supported many philanthropic causes and was an avid bridge player. Gene enjoyed literature, music, theater and sports. Funeral service will be held at 12 pm on Friday, September 14th at Congregation Agudas Achim, 2767 East Broad St. with Rabbi Mitchell Levine officiating. Shiva will be observed at the Mathless residence on Friday immediately following the service. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of donor's choice.
Gene Mathless, age 86, passed away on September 11, 2012 in Cleveland, Ohio. Preceded in death by parents Bessie and Morris Mathless, brother, Norman Mathless, sisters, Joan Hattenbach and Ruth Stern, brother-in-law Hyman Goldfarb and sister-in... View Obituary & Service Information
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