Maxine W. Nafziger
LOWVILLE, N.Y. —
Maxine W. Nafziger, 79, of Railroad Street, died Saturday morning,
June 23, in Lewis County General Hospital emergency room.
memorial service will be held 10:30 a.m. Thursday,
June 28, at the First Mennonite Church of New Bremen with
the Rev. Bruce Chartrand, pastor officiating. Burial will be
private in the church cemetery. Calling hours will be held 6
to 9 p.m. Wednesday June 27, at Adirondack Funeral Home,
Born June 21, 1933, in Castorland, a daughter of Leon and
Katherine Lehman Widrick, she attended Beaver River Central
She married Vernon Nafziger on June 10, 1954, at the First
Mennonite Church of New Bremen. He died Nov. 2, 2009.
Mrs. Nafziger worked at Climax in Castorland early on, took
care of foster children and was a home caregiver.
She enjoyed traveling, spending time with family, attending
bluegrass festivals and playing cards.
Surviving are two children, Stephen, Greenville, S.C., and
Lori and Scott Snyder, Lowville; two brothers and their
wives, Doug and Frances, Mt. Bethel, Pa., and Glenn and Anna
Margie, Croghan; two sisters and a brother-in-law, Imelda
Hills, Lowville, and Betty and Norman Yousey, Castorland;
nine grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren; three
sisters-in-law and a brother-in-law and his wife, Betty
Widrick, Lowville, Ruth Widrick, Beaver Falls, and
Shirley Steria, Lowville, and Warren and Elsie Nafziger,
Bobbie Jean Nafziger, two brothers, Derwood and Gerald, and
a brother-in-law, Ronald Hills, all died before her.
Memorial contributions may be made to Mennonite Central
Committee PO Box 500 Akron, PA 17501 or the First Mennonite
Church of New Bremen PO Box 417 Lowville, NY 13367.
Online condolences may be made at www.adirondackfh.com.
Information provided by
Adirondack Funeral Home and Newzjunky, Watertown,