Tibor Jonas Sr.

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SIDNEY — Tibor Jonas Sr., 95, of 705 Fulton St., Sidney, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, May 10, 2016, at 6:04 p.m. He passed peacefully at The Pavilion surrounded by his loving family.

He was born on Dec. 25, 1920m in Vuikn, Hungary. On March 17, 1956m he married Magda Meszlenyi mwho preceded him in death Jan. 4, 2007.

He is survived by three children, Maria (Jonas) Hamptonm of Cincinnati, Ohio, Violet (Robert) Timmons, of Sidney and Tibor Jonas Jr., of Sidney; four immediate and several other grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Five brothers and one sister preceded him in death.

Tibor and his wife came to this country in 1956 with the hope and promise of freedom, of which he was forever grateful. He and his wife were sponsored by the First Presbyterian Church when they arrived in the United States and remained faithful lifelong members.

Tibor was the owner of Jonas Insurance Agency and was a member of First Presbyterian Church and Shelby County Gideons.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, May 14, 2016, at 2 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 202 N. Miami Ave., with Rev. Diana Circelli officiating.

Friends may call Saturday from noon until the hour of service at the church.

Arrangements are in the care of Cromes Funeral Home, 302 S. Main Ave., Sidney.

Memorials may be made to the family to assist with expenses.

Condolences may be expressed to the Jonas family at the funeral home's website,

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Published in Sidney Daily News from May 11 to May 12, 2016