April 28, 2014
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Evelyn B. Lydy, age 70, formerly of Willard, passed away Monday, April 28, 2014 at the Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice Center in Defiance, Ohio. She was born on March 3, 1944 in Warren, Ohio and has live in Napoleon, Ohio for the last 3 years. She graduated from Willard High School in 1962, and had worked at the Pioneer Rubber Company and then the Willard Medical Center both in Willard, Ohio. She was a Girl Scout Leader and Service Unit Director and a volunteer treasurer for the Salvation Army, both in Willard. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Willard where she played the handbells before joining the Christ United Methodist Church in Napoleon, where she was a member of the Church Chicks and where her pastor knew her for making the best pies.
She is survived by her husband, Alan J. Lydy, whom she married on December 19, 1975; son, Chad (Jennifer) Lydy of Grelton, OH; 2 daughters, Lori (Tommy) Barnett of Willard and Angela (Bryan) Shirey of Springfield, Ohio; grandchildren, Curt and Nathan Lydy of Grelton, Brady and Casey Barnett of Willard and Natalie and Lydia Shirey of Springfield; step-brother, Richard Newland; and her beloved cat, “Gabi”, which in Hebrew means “God is my strength”.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Albert Grinnell and Velera (Jim) Newland and a son, Kenneth Curtis Schlayer.
Visitation will be Saturday, May 3, 2014 from 1:30 to 3:00 P.M. at the First United Methodist Church in Willard, Ohio, where the funeral service will be Saturday at 3:00 P.M., with Pastor Mary Kay officiating. Burial will be at the Greenwood Cemetery in Willard, Ohio. Memorial contributions may be made to Christ United Methodist Church in Napoleon. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.secorfuneralhomes.com
Alan, we send our deepest sympathy to you and your family. Evelyn was always quick to remind me that she was a day older than I am. May God be with you all.
Ruth Shrader Felger
WHS class of 1962
Dear Al and Family,
We were so sorry to hear that Evelyn passed away. May your wonderful memories help to comfort you during this difficult time. We fondly remember the years of being neighbors back in Willard. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. May God Bless.
Al and Family, So sorry to hear about your loss. Worked and played handbells with Evelyn for many years and will miss that wonderful laugh and sense of humor. Sending prayers to all that may help ease your pain.
Dear Alan and Family. Thinking of each of you . Jesus will never let us walk this path alone. Let the strength of all His followers give you comfort and His love
Alan and Family, So very sorry to hear of Evelyn’s passing, my deepest sympathy to each and everyone of you. Evelyn was such a wonderful person and such a hard worker, and I know she will be missed by all of you. May our good LORD fill all of you with his peace and comfort at this very difficult time.
So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
We send our sincere condolences to each family member and friend in the loss of our friend, Evelyn. We have many memories of the years spent in our hometown. 9r
Alan and all the family, you are certainly in my thoughts and prayers. Evie was a joy! She will be missed by all who knew and loved her.
Al and family, I have difficulty even writing this because I am at a loss for words. May the Lord ease your pain and give you comfort in your loss of our dear Evie. I am sending love and prayers your way, and hope that the love of your friends and family will ease your pain and sorrow. I will miss my friend. I do know that she has had a joyous reunion with Curt without a doubt. Love you all.
Cynthia and Dennis
My thoughts and prayers are with you. I know this feeling all to well as I just lost my father. God Bless
Dear Alan & family our deepest sympathy to you. Your in our prayers. God Bless
Angie….sorry for your loss.
Alan and family. Our deepest sympathy to all. Evelyn was such a good friend all through our school years. Eternal rest for her and peace and comfort and prayers for all of you.
Dear Alan and Family, I am very sorry for your loss. May our good Lord FILL you with HIS peace. Lord Bless all of you.
Alan and family I feel your pain and I am so sorry for your loss. May OUR DEAR LORD surround you with HIS ARMS and give you comfort and peace through this difficult time. None of us knows when HE will call us home, but we do know that OUR DEAR LORD is always walking with us. I am sure HE was there holding out HIS ARMS to welcome Evelyn to HIS heavenly kingdom as was all of her loved ones. We will keep you in our prayers. Keep all of your treasured memories close and Evelyn will always be close to you.
Alan, you have my heartfelt sympathies…..from one of your childhood friends from many decades ago….Daniel Bricker