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In Memory of

Marilyn Di Viesti

November 14, 1923 - May 14, 2017

Obituary


Marilyn H. Di Viesti, age 93, went peacefully to be with the
Lord on May 14, 2017, at Ogeechee Area Hospice in Statesboro,
Georgia, with her son and daughter in law by her side.
She was born on November 14, 1923, the youngest of three
children to Bartow and Euzebia Hardy in Vaughn, Georgia and
was raised in Dublin, Ga where she was a 1940 graduate of Dublin
High School. She later married Nicola Di Viesti in 1946 and moved
to Jacksonville, Florida where they lived for over 50 years. They
celebrated their 50th wedding...

Marilyn H. Di Viesti, age 93, went peacefully to be with the
Lord on May 14, 2017, at Ogeechee Area Hospice in Statesboro,
Georgia, with her son and daughter in law by her side.
She was born on November 14, 1923, the youngest of three
children to Bartow and Euzebia Hardy in Vaughn, Georgia and
was raised in Dublin, Ga where she was a 1940 graduate of Dublin
High School. She later married Nicola Di Viesti in 1946 and moved
to Jacksonville, Florida where they lived for over 50 years. They
celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in 1996. She was
preceded in death by her husband Nicola and son Nicky. She
loved animals, especially her cat "Max", enjoyed gardening, and
grew greenhouse orchards. She was an active and dedicated
member of the Faith United Methodist Church in Jacksonville,
Florida, where she was a Red Hat Society lady. She also served as
past President of the Englewood Homemaker Extension Club. She
was a exceptionally kind and generous woman, blessed by many
friends and loved by all who knew her. Those left to cherish her
memory are her son and daughter in Law, Vincent and Klaire
Di Viesti of Statesboro, Georgia, grandson Nicholas Di Viesti and
granddaughter Natalie DiViesti, both of Jacksonville, Fl., nephews
Pat and Larry McGowan of Ft. Smith, Ark., stepdaughter
Madeline Vaphiades, numerous step grand and great-grandchildren,
and several distant family members. Services will
be held at 2 pm Thursday May 18, 2017, at Greenlawn Chapel,
4300 Beach Blvd Jacksonville, Fl. Burial will follow at Greenlawn
Cemetery with Pastor Barry Andrews of Faith UMC presiding.
Her son Vincent will deliver the eulogy. In lieu of flowers
memorial contributions to your local Alzheimer's association will
be greatly appreciated .Funeral arrangements are under the
direction of Hardage-Giddens
Greenlawn Funeral Home and
Cemetery, 4300 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville, FL 32207 (904) 3962522.
www.hardagegiddensgreenlawnjacksonville.
com or
www.dignitymemorial.com