Lydia M. Chiomenti, 95, a resident of Calumet passed away on November 30, 2018 at Portage Pointe in Hancock.
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She was born on January 11, 1923 in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico to Vidal and Carmen Medina.
When her family moved from Puerto Rico to New York, where she attended local schools. She then attended Washington Adventist University where she received her Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education. She worked in the
Adventist school system for more than 50 years. She worked in Staten Island, New York, Tacoma Park, Maryland, and retiring from the school in Galax, Virginia.
While teaching, Lydia enjoyed directing the school plays for her students. She also loved arts and crafts.
She enjoyed staying in touch with her family and her loved ones.
She was also very active in her local church life throughout her life.
She married Michael Chiomenti in the fall of 1947.
She was a member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Houghton.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Vidal and Carmen Medina; her siblings, Joe, Carmen, Dolly, Albert, Lenora; and her husband, Michael.
She is survived by:
Her son: Peter (Lyndelle) Chiomenti of Calumet
Her daughter: Diane-Ruth Chiomenti of Berryville, Virginia
1 granddaughter: Elizabeth Kibble
2 great grandchildren: Korrin Battle and Monique Lincoln
Her sister: Josephine Ortiz in New York
And numerous nieces, nephews.
A memorial service will be held later in the spring of 2019.
Burial will take place in the spring of 2019 in the Lake View Cemetery in Calumet.
Online condolences for the family may be left at www.ericksoncrowleypeterson.com
The Erickson Crowley Peterson Funeral Home in Calumet is assisting the family with the arrangements.