Marian J. Nester, 92, of Bradford, formerly of Emporium, passed away on Tuesday (Nov. 18, 2014) at Mercy Hospital of Buffalo, Buffalo, N.Y.
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She was born on July 27, 1922, in Indiana, a daughter of the late Roy and Mabel Pearson Cribbs. She was the wife of Joseph Nester, who preceded her in death in 1999.
Besides being a homemaker, Mrs. Nester also worked at the former Sylvania factory, Emporium, for a number of years. Upon retiring from there, she became a private duty nurse to support her children while they attended college.
She was devoted to her family and especially loved spending time with her grandson and his family.
Mrs. Nester is survived by two daughters, Bonnie (Fred) Coppersmith of Bradford and Sandra Foster of Emporium; two sisters, Imogene Rocco of Pomona, Calif., and Esther (Charles) Constantino of Riverside, Calif.; one grandson, Joseph (Tricia) Coppersmith of Bradford; one great-grandson, Logan Coppersmith of Bradford; one great-granddaughter, Leah Coppersmith of Bradford; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was also preceded in death by one son, Robert J. Nester; four brothers; and three sisters.
At the family's request, there will be no visitation. Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. Burial will be in St. Mark Cemetery, Emporium.
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care of the Mascho Funeral Home Inc.
Online condolences can be expressed at www.maschofuneral.com.
Mascho Funeral Home Inc.
75 Kennedy Street
Bradford, PA 16701
Published in The Bradford Era from Nov. 20 to Nov. 26, 2014