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Lydia Nicosia


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Lydia Nicosia Obituary
LYDIA NICOSIA
Age 96, of Corona Del Mar, Ca., passed away peacefully June 25, 2017. She was born May 20, 1921, in Buffalo, NY. to Mary and Lemuel Derian. She graduated from Fredonia State University N.Y. in 1942 and taught 3rd grade for 40 years in the Buffalo and Downey, Ca. school systems. Lydia was married to Roger Nicosia from July 19, 1947 until his death on March 6th 2012. They moved to Downey, Ca. in 1952 until 1983 when they moved to Sun City, Ca for the next 30 years. She had a very active retirement where she did square dancing, camping with a travel club, ceramics and painting, and volunteer work which included working at the 1984 Olympics. Her final years were spent at Crown Cove, a lovely assisted care facility overlooking the beach in Corona Del Mar. It was always her wish to live near the beach. She is survived by her 2 loving children Roger Guy (Rita) of Corona Del Mar, and Mary Michael of Sun City; grandchildren Michael (Elaine), Mark, Michelle (Jorge), Ryan, and great grandchild Carter.
Funeral services will be held at England Family Mortuary in Temecula and burial will be @ Riverside National Cemetery, Friday, July 7, 2017.
Published in Press-Enterprise on July 6, 2017
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