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MARGARET "PEGGY" MATHNA

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“To Peggy's family please accept my sincere sympathy. Peggy was always a kind person. Even though I have not seen her in a long time I still...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Sylvia Murillo - Elyria, OH

“My deepest condolences to family and friends. Peggy graduated with our 1966 AKHS class. May your memory be eternal. ”
2 of 7 | Posted by: Idalia Kaniaris (Contreras) - OH

“You will be greatly missed .let your legacy live on through the people you have touched threw your wisdom and love god has his angle let you be...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Deborah McCrory - Eastlake, OH

“As one of the caregivers to Peggy I had the honor at her request to be allowed to express my tender loving care through my hands as I took this oath...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: Tracy Ball - Cleveland, OH

“Full of life, Peggy was an indefatigable force utterly devoted to Cleveland and its betterment --economically, socially, educationally, artistically,...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: U.S. Rep. Marcy Kaptur - OH

“I will cherish my memory of your laughter, wit and talent. 41 years of history and friendship! You will be missed! ”
6 of 7 | Posted by: Don Doskey - Chapel Hill

“I will always cherish memories of your journey. Such rich history expressed through your great talent with use of the mighty pen. A passionate...Read More »
7 of 7 | Posted by: Cindy Marizette - South Euclid, OH


MARTHA "PEGGY" MATHNA age 68. Passed peacefully on September 28, 2017. Beloved daughter of the late Woody and Kathryn. Peggy was an experienced Political Operative and Lobbyist. She worked with the United States Congress for over twenty five years. She served as Congressional Chief of Staff, and as a Staff Director of two congressional committees. She served as a campaign advisor and a professional Government Affairs consultant to domestic and foreign governments, embassies and businesses on large-scale economic development projects in the U.S., Middle East, Asia and Africa. . She was a member of the Board of Trustees of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum from 1986 – 2002. A consultant to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Foundation, The Smithsonian Museum of American History, The Cooper Hewitt-National Museum of Design. Since 2003, she was a board member of the Los Angeles Chapter of St. Jude Research Hospital. Peggy was a studio musician in L.A. attended Otis/Parsons School of Design and has a political science degree from The Ohio State University. A special "Thank You" to her caregiver Tracy Cox for always being there for her. Contributions requested to the St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital. Celebration of Life Service will be held Thursday October 5, 2017 from 10:00 AM – 12 Noon at the A. Ripepi and Sons Funeral Home, 18149 BAGLEY ROAD, MIDDLEBURG HEIGHTS, OHIO 44130.