Lancaster, Ohio - Jean (DeMattio) Boltz passed away peacefully on August 11, 2018 after a courageous effort to recover from a stroke.
Born April 14, 1941 in Midvale, Ohio, a daughter of Rudolph and Mary (Menapace) DeMattio.
She was preceded in death by brothers, Robert J. DeMattio, and James Rudolph DeMattio; sister, Lucille Riley and her parents.
She is survived by her husband of 55 years, Attorney Brian Boltz; children, Lisa and Steve Boltz; grandchildren, Noelle and Luke Boltz; brothers, William "Bill" (Lois) DeMattio, and Edward (Barb) DeMattio; niece/sister Patty Dove; and numerous nieces and nephews
Jean was always ahead of the trends with interest in holiday collectibles and the pottery of Chester Nicodemus long before the rest of the world caught on. An avid collector, she operated spaces in antique malls in Lancaster and Logan, Ohio and was an original seller on Ebay.
She especially enjoyed birthday and holiday dinners and spending time with family at her Buckeye Lake, Ohio home often getting up early to watch the sunrise.
Friends and family may call from 2-4 P.M. and again from 6-8 P.M. on Friday, August 17, 2018 at the FRANK E. SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 405 N. Columbus St., Lancaster, OH, 43130.
A Memorial Service will take place on Saturday, August 25, 2018 at 11 A.M. at LINN-HERT-GEIB FUNERAL HOME, 116 2nd St. NE, New Philadelphia, OHIO, 44663
Burial will follow the service at Calvary Cemetery in New Philadelphia, Ohio.
Midvale is a village in Tuscarawas County, Ohio