GLADYS NADIK, 94, or Clinton (Hanover Twp.), died Sunday evening, June 10, 2018, in the comfort of her home, surrounded by her family.
Born August 21, 1923, in Coraopolis, she was a daughter of the late Curtis and Mildred (Bennett) Engle. A homemaker, she was a member of the Hebron Presbyterian Church, where she served as a greeter for numerous years. She was the head of the Women’s Committee at St. Mary’s Ukrainian Orthodox Church of McKees Rocks, and was a member of the Frankfort Springs Grange, where she was once named Woman of the Year for the state of Pennsylvania. She was well known for her homemade pierogies that she made for family, friends, and church functions.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death on May 27, 2013, by her beloved husband of 71 years, Leo Nadik Sr., whom she married November 14, 1941, and also by a son, Michael Nadik; a grandson, William Nilon III, a son-in-law, Herb Roessler, four brothers, Curtis, Charles, Paul, and Fred Engle, and a grandson-in-law, Gary Myers.
Surviving are her children, and their spouses, Leo Jr. and Linda Nadik, Raccoon Twp., James and Sherry Nadik, Clinton; Elaine and William Nilon Jr., Clinton, Barbara and John Thomas Kowcheck, Clinton; Jean Roessler, Clinton, and Larry and Diane Nadik, Clinton, and a sister, Phyliss Kovach, California. She was the cherished grandmother of 17, great-grandmother of 29, and great-great-grandmother of nine.
Friends will be received Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. and Friday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. in the MOODY FUNERAL HOME, Route 30, Clinton. Family and friends can meet at the funeral home Saturday and will proceed at 10 a.m. to the Hebron Presbyterian Church, 1767 Route 30, Clinton, where her services will be held at 11 a.m. with her pastor, the Rev. Lorrie Ghering-Burick, officiating.
She will be laid to rest in Hopewell-Hebron Cemetery.
Memorials in her name may be made to the National Kidney Foundation or to Multiple Myeloma Research.