Leota Florine Nye

Leota Florine Nye, 93, of Tiffin, died at 4:40 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, at Ruffing Family Care Center, Bloomville.

Leota was born April 8, 1919, in Seneca County, to Harry and Grace Mae (Homlar) Bishop. She married Charles Nye May 31, 1942, in Tiffin, and he preceded her in death in November of 2002.

Survivors include his two children, Gary Nye of Tiffin and Kenneth Nye of Montgomery, Vt.; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; a brother, Carl Bishop of Florida; and a sister, Elois Kapity of Tallmadge.

Leota worked as a server and cashier for Tiffin Public Schools and was a graduate of Republic High School.

Leota also was preceded in death by her parents; a daughter, Sonja Webb; two brothers, Arthur and Dwight Bishop; and two sisters, Lucille Kistler and Gladys Stonebreaker.

There will be a memorial service at Engle-Shook Funeral Home and Crematory, Tiffin, with burial to follow at Seneca Memory Gardens, Tiffin, at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to Trinity United Church of Christ.

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.engleshookfuneralhome.com.