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Obituary for Christopher E. Mattern

Christopher E. Mattern, 52, of Ocean Township, passed away on Wednesday, January 25, 2023.
He was born in Fort Monmouth and grew up in Ocean Township and lived in various other locations including Costa Rica and California. He was well traveled and extremely talented in all things.
He was an avid surfer loving both the ocean and nature. He was a graduate of Ocean Township High School and attended a culinary school in California.
Surviving is his mother, Anna Maria Riccio Mattern; daughter, Kathleen Kiana Mattern; sister, Lisa Marie Smith and her husband Wally; 2 nieces, Katie and Grace; his father, Dana E. Mattern along with his aunts, uncles and cousins.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit from noon to 2 pm Sunday, February 5, 2023 at the Fiore Funeral Home, 236 Monmouth Road, Oakhurst, Ocean Township. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to Clean Ocean Action ( For condolences, please visit