Yvette S. Mathews

CATTARAUGUS, N.Y. -Yvette S. Mathews, 43, of Leon Road, passed away Sunday, April 28, 2013, at the Cleveland Clinic.

She was born Sept. 2, 1969, in Salamanca, N.Y., the daughter of the late Corinne (Frentz) Benson and Allen “Fonz” Benson who survives.

Miss Mathews was an elementary school teacher having taught in the Pine Valley Central School and Dunkirk City School Districts.

Besides her father, she is survived by a sister, Yvonne Benson of Cattaraugus, N.Y.; and her grandmother, Madelene Frentz of Cattaraugus, N.Y.

She was predeceased by her grandfather, Almond Frentz; and her grandparents Fred and Lila Benson Jr.

Friends may call at the Mentley Funeral home Inc., 411 Rock City St., Little Valley on Thursday, May 2, 2013, from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, May 3, 2013, at 11 a.m. from the funeral home with the Rev. Joseph Pascoe officiating.

Burial will be in Liberty Park Cemetery in Cattaraugus, N.Y.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Roswell Park or any animal shelter.