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Hopewell Cemetery
Friday January 24th, 2020

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Dennis Matheny

Dennis T. Matheny, 75 of Grants Pass passed away Friday, January 17, 2020 at Applegate House in Grants Pass.

Private interment was held Friday, January 24, 2020 at Hopewell Cemetery, Dayton, Oregon

Dennis was born on January 17, 1945 in San Francisco, California to Erston and Evelyn (Hickson) Matheny. He was raised in Daly City, California and graduated from Jefferson High School in 1962. Dennis married Jo-Ann Swanson on May 1, 1978 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Dennis owned and operated Den’s Electronics from the early 1970’s until he sold the business to retire in 1978. After a short retirement he purchased Mr. Z’s stamp and coin store in Burlingame, California. He operated this store until he sold it in 1989 and moved to Southern Oregon.

Dennis enjoyed Stamp and Coin Collecting and Dealing. He was known for his great sense of humor. He was a member of The Southern Oregon Philatelic Society. He was also a member of the Medford Rogue Rotary Club since 1995. He was dearly loved by his family and will be missed by many, as he was always willing to lend a helping hand.

Survivors include his Wife Jo-Ann Matheny of Grants Pass, OR; daughter, Victoria Cardona of Modesto, CA; daughter Michelle Matheny of Modesto, CA; daughter Cindy Wilson of Grants Pass, OR; sister, Linda Boyle of Medford, OR; Four Grandchildren and 2 Great Grandchildren.

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Jo-Ann, I was so sorry to see that Dennis had passed away. I enjoyed getting to know him and you a bit through CPM and Rotary, and always thought he was such a nice man. My sincere condolences to you and your family.

Leslie Hall Feb 21 2020 12:00 AM