Fidella Louise Deeter

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TROY - Fidella Louise Deeter, 88, of Troy, formerly of Bradford, died Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012, in Troy. She was born Feb. 16, 1924, in Piqua, to the late Wade T. and Cora Belle (Agne) Jay. Fidella graduated from Piqua High School; was a member of the Dixie Twirlers Western Square Dance Club for 14 years; member of the Covington United Church of Christ and the Fellowship Class; a past member at Congregational Christian UCC, Piqua for 50-plus years and a member of the Couples Class; enjoyed sewing, crewel embroidery, jigsaw puzzles; find-a-word puzzles, reading, walking trails, gathering hickory nuts in fall and trips in the fall to see the trees changing the colors of their leaves.

Preceded in death by her parents; husband, Lowell Deeter in 2009; two brothers, W. Lawson Jay and Glenn Michael Jay; two sisters, Lora Maxine Smith and Lillian Cora Mason; and infant sister, Susie Jay.

Fidella is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, David Allan and Jane Deeter of Findlay; two daughters, Marcia Sue and her husband, Ron Main of Canal Fulton and Leann Rae Deeter of Canal Winchester; four grandchildren and their spouses, Matthew and Davina Main of Akron, Amber Sue and Joe Ross of Canal Winchester, Melanie Ann and Jim Clarke of Findlay, and Tracy Lynn Deeter of Unionville, Conn.; three great-grandchildren, Ryan Clarke, Lindsay Clarke and Aria Main; brother Raymond Jay of Piqua; and other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Stocker-Fraley Funeral Home, Bradford, with Lynn M. Labs officiating. Interment will be in Miami Memorial Park Cemetery, Covington. The family will receive friends from 3:30-7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. If desired, contributions may be made to the Covington United Church of Christ. Condolences may be left for the family at

Published in Piqua Daily Call on Nov. 25, 2012