Sylvia N. (Biliani) Karl
Age 80, of Canton, passed away Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014, at Aultman Compassionate Care Center. She was born in Fiume, Italy Oct. 30, 1933, to the late Carlo and Caterina Biliani. Sylvia was a waitress in Cleveland for thirteen years and later went on to retire from The Hoover Company after thirty years of service. She loved to play bingo and was an avid gardener.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Louis Karl in 1971; sister, Nevia Biliani; and brothers, Mario, Franko, and Stelio Biliani. Sylvia is survived by her sisters, Alberta Hilton of England, Antonietta DiPierro of Italy, and Iolanda Brunner of Berea, Ohio; brothers, Lorenzo Biliani of Cleveland, Ohio and Silvestro Biliani of Germantown, Tenn.; stepdaughter, Carol Loggins of Texas; step-granddaughters, Nancy and Eleanor Loggins, both of Texas; step-great-granddaughter, Liberty Sanchez of Texas; many nieces and nephews; 'daughter by heart', Cheryl Reighard of Mineral City, Ohio; 'granddaughter by heart', Alisha Reighard of New Philadelphia, Ohio; and 'great-granddaughter by heart', Alanna Morrison.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday, Feb. 17, 2014, at 10 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church (2427 Tuscarawas St. West, Canton, OH 44708) with Rev. Fr. Edward Beneleit as Celebrant. Friends may call on Monday, from 9-9:45 a.m. AT THE CHURCH. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery. Services under the direction of Mark R. Vrabel Funeral Home, North Canton, OH (330-452-4041).
Mark R Vrabel Funeral Home
1425 S. Main Street North Canton, OH 44720
Published in The Repository from Feb. 14 to Feb. 16, 2014