Nadia Konowalik

May 28, 1928 - December 27, 2023
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Geisen Funeral Home
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Protection of the Virgin Mary Orthodox Church
8600 Grand Boulevard
Merrillville, IN 46410
Thursday 1/4, 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Protection of the Virgin Mary Orthodox Church
8600 Grand Boulevard
Merrillville, IN 46410
Friday 1/5, 10:00 am

St. Mary’s Russian Orthodox Cemetery in Gary, IN

Nadia Konowalik (nee Kucko), age 95, of Cedar Lake, IN, passed away on Wednesday, December 27, 2023. Nadia is survived by her children: Tamara (late Charles) Reese, Mary Rick, Anna (Bill) Clark, Sonia (Patrick) McPhillips, Max (Sharon) Konowalik Jr.; grandchildren: Tonia, Ali, Christopher, Jennifer, Lindsey, Lauren, Sean, Larry; twelve great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild; and specialContinue Reading

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Dollye-Shaye Dilworth left a message on January 5, 2024:
I was unable to attend both gatherings to celebrate the home going of such a beautiful talented Lady. I admire her zest in life and courage to keep going. Sonia may you and your family continue to laugh and cry softly with joy for such an Awesome Mother...❤️🫂📖🙏🏽🙌🏽
Larry Konowalik left a message on January 3, 2024:
I'll never forget the times we shared grandma Nancy. I love you very much and hope you are at peace.
Bernice Willoughby left a message on January 2, 2024:
My sweet friend, It was an absolute honor to spend time you. An honor to know you and hear your story. I thank you for trusting me. And most of all I thank you for loving me. I will miss your smile but it is forever in my memory.
Brian and Tahanna Jenkins left a message on January 2, 2024:
May God's love and grace fill your hearts and bring you peace in this time of sorrow. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Tammy Brookman left a message on January 2, 2024:
Auntie I feel all your love you are truly missed
Peace of mind is a call away. We’re here when you need us most.
Glenda Bean left a message on January 2, 2024:
My condolences for the loss of your Mother my prayers are with you
Jena left a message on January 2, 2024:
My beautiful and lovely Baba. Baba Nadia. You are an amazing person that I’ve known in my life. It was the honor for me to be your friend. I came to your life to help you. Little bit:) We spent really nice time together every morning playing in Rummy and enjoying company each other! You had the most grateful daughter person, this is your daughter Sonia. She was your blessing. You raised her very polite and respectful person. I love you so much. And all my condolences for you and your family. You had tough life it made you very strong woman. I love you . I miss you.
Ali McCarthy left a message on January 2, 2024:
Baba Nadia’s passing has left a void in our lives, one that is felt deeply by each of us who were fortunate enough to be touched by her love, warmth, kindness, and talent. Grandma was more than just a family matriarch; she was an artist in her own right, a master seamstress whose skilled hands wove love and care into every stitch. Her sewing was not just a hobby; it was a way of expressing her love and leaving a legacy that would be cherished for generations. Each piece she created was a testament to her patience, precision, and artistry. From the priest garments, to the cozy quilts that warmed our beds to the elegant dresses she mended with such finesse, her work was always imbued with a sense of purpose and affection. Her creations were not just garments or household items; they were stories woven into cloth, memories stitched into seams. Each piece she made for us was a reminder of her dedication, a symbol of her enduring presence in our lives. As we remember Grandma Nancy, let us cherish the moments we shared with her and the lessons she taught us through her sewing. Her legacy lives on in the stitches of time, in the fabric of our family, and in the threads of love that she so skillfully wove into our lives.
Geisen Funeral Home left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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