Harriette Ann Pike Elmquist Eozzo, 83, formerly of St Marys, died Friday, Aug. 10, 2012 in central Pennsylvania, where she had been residing for the past several years.
She was born July 23, 1929 in Kalamazoo Mich., the daughter of the late Frank and Loretta Pike.
Harriette had moved to central Pa. to be closer to her adopted family for her remaining years. She loved the Holy Land and had made eight trips during her lifetime to Israel.
She is survived by one daughter, Linda Pond; and a sister, Lorreta Paolello.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Yvonne Tusing; and two brothers, Frank and James Pike.
She had seven grandchildren.
Late in life Harriette adopted a son, Carl Vining of Montgomery, Pa., and had an additional grandson, Jonathan.
A graveside service for Harriette Ann Pike Elmquist Eozzo will be held Friday, Aug. 17 at 1 p.m. in the Park Lawn Cemetery in Ridgway. Sr. Pastor Carl W. Vining, from Amazing Grace Ministries in Montgomery, Pa., will be officiating.
There will be no viewing.