Laura Barbara Gardina

December 09, 1927 ‒ December 10, 2012

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Laura Barbara Gardina, mother and homemaker, went to heaven to be with the Lord on December 10, 2012. She was a member of Saint Vincent de Paul Church in Mount Vernon.

Laura was born in Lyndora, Pennsylvania on December 9, 1927 to Angela (Tupaj) and Julian Czyzyk.

She is survived by her husband, Francis of 63 years; three daughters, Kathryn Ann Gardina of Westcliffe, CO, Ann (Nancy) Laura (Joe) Aninao of Columbus, and Bernadette Marie Gardina of Columbus; son, Paul Francis Gardina of Columbus; grandson, James Francis Gardina of Columbus; and sister, Mary S. Rehm of Butler, PA.

Laura was preceded in death by her daughter, Marian Teresa Gardina; her parents; brothers, Raymond, Theodore (Bernice), Joseph (Jean) and Leo Czyzyk; and a sister, Pearl C. Holbein.

She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother.

The family will receive friends from 9:30 a.m. until the Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. on Thursday, December 13, 2012 at Saint Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with Rev. Father Mark J. Hammond as the Celebrant. Burial will follow in Mount Calvary Catholic Cemetery in Mount Vernon.

Donations may be made to Saint Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, 303 East High St., Mount Vernon, OH 43050 in Laura’s memory.

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The Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Laura Barbara Gardina.