Jean Zoha (1925 - 2014)

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Jean Nilsen Zoha


Jean Nilsen Zoha, 88, of Greenville, widow of Joseph Charles Zoha, died Friday, May 16, 2014, at Rolling Green Village.

Born in Brooklyn, NY, she was the daughter of the late Sven Nilsen and Martha Anderson Nilsen.

Mrs. Zoha was retired from the Elwood School System in Long Island, NY and was a member of John Knox Presbyterian Church. She enjoyed participating in church volunteer work, playing cards, and gathering with her best friends from the "Lap and Yap" group.

She is survived by sons, Steven Zoha (Cheryl), of Woodbine, MD, David Zoha (Debbie), of Myrtle Beach, SC; grandchildren, Christina Zoha, of Greenville, SC, Trisha Zoha, of Columbia, SC, and Jonathan Grossman-Zoha, of Woodbine, MD.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by daughter, Susan Zoha.

A Memorial Service will be held at John Knox Presbyterian Church on Thursday, May 29, 2014 at 10:00 A.M. Burial will follow on Friday at Genola Cemetery in East Northport, NY.

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Published in The Greenville News on May 27, 2014