Lydia Wasko

Fund Type: Memorial Donations

Bellaire, OH

Memorial contributions benefit St. John Catholic Church

Lydia 'Nana' Wasko, 93 of Bellaire, Ohio died Tuesday May 28th, 2019 at her home surrounded by her loved ones.

She was born May 12, 1926 a daughter of the late Frank and Martha (DiUlio) DiPaolo in Barisciano, Italy in the province of L'Aquila in the Abruzzo region of southern Italy.

She came over on the Italian ocean liner the SS Rex and arrived 1938 on New Years Day at the age of 11.

Lydia spoke no English and had to start over in kindergarten but she learned fast and graduated from Bellaire High School in 1946.

Lydia was a member of the St. John Catholic Church, the Catholic Women's Club and sang in the choir. She was also a past member of the Lions Club Auxiliary.

Lydia's family wishes to thank you in advance for your kindness and support during this difficult time and ask that any memorial contributions benefit the St. John Catholic Church. 

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441 37th St., Bellaire, OH 43906

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