Alice Matheny

Alice Matheny, 95, of Sherrills Ford, NC died Tuesday, April 27, 2021, at Iredell Memorial Hospital. Born in Trenton, she resided most of her life in Washington Crossing, NJ. Alice was an Interior Designer and was a professionally trained dancer and choreographer owning and operating her own dance studio.  She was also an Executive Secretary.   

"Gram" never missed a sports game, a piano recital, a choir or band concert, a graduation, birthday party, or celebration, and will be remembered as the most determined, intelligent, kind, hardworking, funny, and loving person that God could have blessed our family with.

Daughter of the late Samuel and Mary (Lotys) Polonski, wife of the late Lester Leon Matheny, Jr., and Mother-in-Law of the late Philip Jonaitis.

She is survived by a daughter Diane Lee Jonaitis,  son and daughter in law Timothy Lee and Karen R. Matheny,   4 grandchildren Leigh Jonaitis and her husband Peter Helff, Sean Jonaitis and his wife Angela Sinicrope, Mackenzie Lee Matheny, Kevin T. Matheny, and 2 great grandchildren Jonah and Anya Campbell. 


Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 11:00 am on Monday, May 3, 2021, at St. Paul’s Church 216 Nassau Street, Princeton. Burial will follow in the Greenwood Cemetery, Hamilton. Visitation will be held from 9:30 until 10:30 am at the Mather-Hodge Funeral Home 40 Vandeventer Aveune, Princeton NJ 

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to charity of donor's choice.