Elizabeth Barbara Meader (Yozwiak) passed away peacefully on November 21, 2019, at the age of 92.
Elizabeth (Tina) was born on April 10, 1927 in Hudson, PA and grew up in Wilkes Barre, PA. After graduating from high school, she began her career in Nursing, serving with the Cadet Nursing Corp during WWII, and then working in a children’s burn unit at a hospital in Washington, D.C.
Tina moved to FL in 1953 where she met and married Harold and would raise her family. They resided in south FL until 1976, when they moved to central FL. While they would reside in FL for most of each year, Tina loved the peacefulness of the mountains of North Carolina and enjoyed spending summertime with her family hiking and growing flowers, especially roses and African violet. Tina also loved classical music and reading books. A devout Catholic her entire life, Tina is now an angel in heaven.
Tina is survived by her husband of 64 years, Harold; her sister Leona Erazmus; her children – Stephen Meader, David Meader and Michelle Strickland; her grandchildren- Elizabeth Strickland, Matthew Meader, Julia (Jae) Hasselberger, Jennifer (Nicholas) Finneman and Jacob Meader; and a great granddaughter (Rylee).
Services for Tina will be held at Blessed Sacrament Church in Sharpes, Fl on Monday, November 25, 2019. The viewing will begin at 10am followed by a funeral mass at 11am. Tina’s final resting place will be in Swain Memorial Park in Bryson City, NC.
In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting donations to the Alzheimer’s Association (www.alz.org/donate)
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Brevard Alzheimer's Foundation
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