Alba L. Mathias, 71

February 03, 2011
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JAN. 26, 1940-FEB. 3, 2011

SMITHSBURG, Md. Alba Lynn Mathias, 71, of Durberry Road, Smithsburg, Md., passed away Thursday, Feb. 3, 2011, at his home.

Born Jan. 26, 1940, in Lancaster, Pa., he was the son of the late Joseph W. and Carma D. (Kennell) Mathias.

He was a graduate of Waynesboro High School Class of 1957 and a 1961 graduate of American University in Washington, D.C., with a bachelor's degree in business administration.

He retired from Mack Trucks of Hagerstown in 1993 after 31 years of service.

He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church of Smithsburg.

He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Connie M. (Shoemaker) Mathias, whom he married Feb. 25, 1962; sons, David K. Mathias of Hagerstown, Mark A. Mathias of Smithsburg and Michael L. Mathias and wife, Christina of Hagerstown; sister, Joann Hare of New Jersey; grandchildren, Andrew, Adam, Sidni, Maia and Ava and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by two nephews.

Services and burial will be private and at the convenience of the family.

Memorial donations may be made in memory of Lynn to the Hospice of Washington County, 747 Northern Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21742.

Arrangements were made by J.L. Davis Funeral Home, Smithsburg.

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