Lillian "Bill" Dudas (August 16, 1926 - September 5, 2013)

POSTED BY: Bryan & Hardwick Funeral Home
Friday, September 6, 2013 - 02:14 PM

Lillian "Bill" Dudas , of Zanesville died at 12:17:00 PM Thursday, September 05, 2013 at the Genesis Morrison House Hospice .
She was born on August 16, 1926 in Zanesville OH the daughter of George E. Smith and Mable Bailey Smith.
Lillian "Bill" was a member of St. Nicholas and attended St. Thomas Catholic Church, Bill Graduated from Good Samaritan Hospital School of Nursing and retired as a Registered Nurse and Nurse Manager from Good Samaritan Hospital in 1990. She was a perfectionist at everything which included: golf, knitting, bowling, fishing, painting, and gardening.
She is survived by her husband John G. Dudas to whom she was married 65 years, 4 children, Rebecca (Joseph) Haley of Porterville, CA, Mary (Michael) Cain of Thompson Station, TN, Marcy (David) Sowers of Zanesville and Pete Dudas of Zanesville; 8 grandchildren, Jeremy Haley, Andrea Haley, Stephen Dudas, Michelle Rutledge, John Gibson, Ryan Sowers, Megan Dosch, Dillon Dudas; 5 great grandchildren Logan Rutledge, Morgan Rutledge, Lillian Burton, Avery Sowers and Sophie Dosch.
Lillian "Bill" was preceded in death by: Parents, a son John, 2 sisters Helen Marie Smith and Eleanor Massung.
Friends may call Monday September 9, 2013, 2-4 & 6-8 PM with Christian Wake service at 7:45 PM at the Bryan & Snider Funeral Home 2318 Maple Ave. Zanesville. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 AM on Tuesday September 10, 2013 at the St. Thomas Catholic Church with a Dominican Father officiating. Burial follow at the Mt. Olive Cemetery, East Pike, Zanesville.
Memorial contributions may be made in “Bill’s” memory to Bishop Fenwick School 139 N. Fifth St. Zanesville, OH 43701.
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