Arthella J. Tridico, 86, Crestline, died Thursday, March 21, 2013 at Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus. She had been in failing health for years.
Arthella was born in Mansfield on September 22, 1926 to the late Chester and Emma (Scott) Slorp. She married James N. Tridico, Sr. on September 4, 1943 and he preceded her in death on December 12, 1996.
She loved keeping her house and raising her family. Her day was made when her children and grandchildren would stop by to visit.
She is survived by her three children: Emily and Dave Saurers of Crestline, James Nat and Jennifer Tridico, Jr. of Galion, and Deborah Kersey of Crestline, her eight grandchildren: David Saurers, Jr. and his fiancé Bethany Sheets, Crestline, James Saurers, Bucyrus, Mike and Stephanie Saurers, Galion, Lindsay Kersey and her fiancé Matthew McQuoid, Hatbaro, PA, Kenneth Kersey, Mesa, AZ, Brenda and Darron Simmons, Imperial Beach, CA, Michelle Tridico, Imperial Beach, CA , David and Christy Welch, Spring Valley, CA, her 16 great-grandchildren and her two great great grandsons.
In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by her granddaughter Jolene Kersey, her sister, Vivian Keplinger and her son-in-law Paul Kersey.
Friends may call Monday after 10:00 am until the time of service at the Mark A. Schneider Funeral Home, Crestline. Funeral services will be held at 12:00 PM on Monday, March 25, 2013 at Mark A. Schneider Funeral Home, Crestline, with Pastor Diana Seaman officiating. Burial will follow in Greenlawn Cemetery, Crestline.
Memorial contributions may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church in care of the funeral home.
Online condolences may be made to the family at masfh.com
Mark A. Schneider Funeral Home
223 W. Main Street
Crestline, OH 44827
Published in The Galion Inquirer on Mar. 23, 2013