AIKEN, S.C. — NAYDA – Anna (Homich), 78, Aiken, S.C., formerly of Cairnbrook; Bridgeton, N.J.; Ivanhoe, N.C.; and Hereford, Ariz., passed away peacefully Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, at Aiken Regional Hospital, Aiken, S.C. Survived by husband of 55 years, Walter J. Nayda; daughters, Debra Ann, married to Leon V. Tice, Schellsburg; and Kimberly Sue, married to Andrew St. Clair, Aiken, S.C.; grandchildren, Leon Travis Tice (Heidi Horst), and great-granddaughters, Lucy and Molly; Lee Ann Marie, married to Jeff Huber; Garrett Bret Tice, married to Tiffney Miller, and great-granddaughter, Kinsley; and Katlyn Sue Tice; sisters, Helen, married to the late Bronislaw Golubinski, Brooklyn, N.Y.; and Judy Ann, married to William McGraw, Tucson, Ariz.; brother, Michael, Cairnbrook; ex-sister-in-law, Maria (Giannone) Homich; nieces and nephews, William Robert Jr. and Cynthia Homich; Desiree Marie and Matthew Crisera Jr.; Sally Ann and Michael Caprara; Dorothy Hanchett; Margaret and Louis Caprara; Deborah and Charles Leppert; Lorraine Sutera; William Golubinski; Jacqueline and Will Trice; James and John Wisniewski; Robert Nicholas and Heather Mossbrooks; Josif Homich; and Ronald Ray and Mary (Homich) Schmidt; 17 great-nieces and -nephews; and numerous cousins. Born March 25, 1934, in Cairnbrook, daughter of Nicholas and Anastasia Nancy (Berezonski) Homage-Homich. Preceding her in death were her son, Walter J. Nayda Jr. “Butchie”; her parents; sisters, Mary, married to the late Joseph Hancharik; Susan, married to Edmond Wisniewski; and Nancy; brothers, Adam; Frank; John; Nicholas Jr., married to Wanda Rothrock; and William Robert, married to Maria Luisa “Marilou” Villafuerte; nephews, James Hanchett and Lenny Sutera; maternal and paternal grandparents; and aunts and uncles. Anna was a graduate of Shade High School, Cairnbrook, Class of 1954. While raising her family, she worked at Owens-Illinois, Triton Glass and Durand Glass in New Jersey, and retired from Holt’s Hosiery in Burgaw, N.C. She enjoyed gardening, traveling and dancing, and will always be remembered for her bright blue eyes, her humor, her laugh and funny quirks and jokes. She always wished the best for her loved ones and demonstrated her selfless generosity. She will be dearly missed. Arrangements by Schellhouse-Rivers Funeral Home-Schellhouse-Rivers Crematory in Aiken, S.C. Service was private. Final resting place will be held at a later date. Any memorial donations in Anna’s memory to Alzheimer’s Association (Research), P.O. Box 96011, Washington, D.C. 20090, or Aiken County Council on Aging, P.O. Box 3156, Aiken, S.C. 29801.
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Rosalie Augusta (Miller) Beatty
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Richard L. DelSignore
DelSIGNORE – Richard L., 87, Upper Yoder, died May 20, 2013, at home.
Emma Jean (Blough) Harrison
HARRISON – Emma Jean (Blough), 85, Crossville, Tenn., formerly of Johnstown, died May 18, 2013, at home.
HILL – Josephine, 93, Johnstown, died May 20, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Thomas G. Kimmel
KIMMEL – Thomas G., 88, Maple Ridge, died May 20, 2013, at home.
Pete J. Piemonte
PIEMONTE – Pete J., 77, passed away Monday, May 20, 2013, at Largo Medical Center, Largo, Fla.
Daniel James Steele
STEELE – Daniel James, 61, Mundys Corner, formerly of Michigan, passed away May 20, 2013.
STOFKO – Mary, 89, Johnstown, died May 19, 2013, at Arbutus Park Manor.
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Lois K. Bunnell
BUNNELL – Lois K., 98, a resident of Colonial Courtyard in Clearfield, passed away Saturday, May 18, 2013.
Eleanor E. Henning
HENNING – Eleanor E., 82, Johnstown, passed away May 19, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Mary Ann Luprek
LUPREK – Mary Ann, 70, Geistown, died peacefully May 19, 2013, at Windber Hospice surrounded by family.
James C. Martin
MARTIN – James C., 69, South Fork, died May 20, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Dorothy J. Mock
MOCK – Dorothy J., 83, Windber, died May 19, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Mark Eldon Moyer
MOYER – Mark Eldon, 92, Davidsville, went home to the Lord May 18, 2013, at his home.
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Rillie Lee Mattson
MATTSON – Rillie Lee, beloved wife, mother and friend, passed away peacefully in her sleep May 5, 2013.
Walter H. Streilein
STREILEIN – Walter H., 89, Columbus, Ohio, formerly of Dunnellon, Fla., passed away May 17, 2013, at Friendship Village, Columbus, Ohio.
Hedy M. Shaffer
SHAFFER – Hedy M., 69, Windber, died Saturday, May 18, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
George J. Batovich
BATOVICH – George J., 67, Nanty Glo, died May 18, 2013, at home.
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