Preoteasa Silvia Yova, 90, beloved wife of the late Protodeacon Paul, fell asleep in the Lord on Friday, October 21, 2016 after a lengthy illness, surrounded by her loving family.
Born Silvia Balaj on July 22, 1926, she was an Akron resident her entire life. She attended Akron University and for many years ministered with her husband, who fell asleep in the Lord in 1997, at the Presentation of Our Lord Church.
Preoteasa Silvia is survived by her daughters, Dr. Stefanie Yova Yazge [Archpriest Anthony], Greensburg, PA, and Valerie Yova of Santa Barbara, CA; her son, Gregory Yova [Margaret], San Diego, CA; her grandchildren, Matthew, Mark and Alexis Yazge; 31 nieces and nephews; and many beloved godchildren.
Visitation will be held at the Presentation of Our Lord Church, 3365 Ridgewood Road, Fairlawn, OH on Monday, October 24 from 4:00 until 6:30 p.m., at which time the Funeral service will be celebrated. A reception will follow. A private interment will be held on Tuesday, October 25.
May Preoteasa Silvia’s memory be eternal!