Halina L. Weidinger age 93, of Ashland, passed away Monday, February 17, 2020 at the Belmont Towers of Brethren Care Village. Halina was born in Warsaw, Poland on January 27, 1927 the daughter of the late Julian and Stefania (Ferdek) Lisecki. Halina was a longtime resident of Ashland where she had retired as a secretary from F.E. Myers. After retiring, Halina worked part-time at Food Town, where she enjoyed flower arranging in the Floral Department. Halina also worked part-time at Preis’ Department Store in downtown Ashland. Halina was a member of St. Edward Church and has been a member of the Catholic Daughters. She loved volunteering at Samaritan Hospital’s Gift Shop and had volunteered with the Red Cross during their blood drives in Ashland. Halina enjoyed gardening, playing cards and was a skier well into her 70’s.
On December 23, 1945 Halina married Thomas L. Weidinger. Thomas and Halina met while he was stationed in the Army with the occupational forces during WWII in Vienna, Austria. Thomas preceded Halina in death in 2001.
Survivors include her daughter, Nancy (Larry) Seidner of Ashland; her sons, Thomas M. (Jennie) Weidinger of Loudonville, and Tim Weidinger of Dublin, OH.; grandchildren, Jennifer (Mitch) McHenry of Ft. Lauderdale, FL., Jeff (Dusk Rudy) Ream of Ashland, Liz Ream of San Francisco, CA., Bill (Lisa) Thompson of Ashland, Morgan (Jim) Cook of Columbus, Kelsey (Drew Lee) Weidinger of Columbus, Chris Weidinger of Loudonville, and David Rose of Charleston, SC.; along with her great grandchildren, Raven Rudy, Bryce and Brady Thompson and James Cook.
In addition to her parents and husband Thomas, Halina was preceded in death by her daughter and son in-law, Ilona and Jerry Elson along with her three sisters.
Calling hours & a short service will be held at the Heyl Funeral Home on February 29 from 11am - 1pm with Father Rod Kreidler presiding. A Celebration of Halina’s Life gathering will be held immediately after at the Elks Club in Ashland.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff at Belmont Towers for their care, love and kindness during Halina’s stay. The family is also grateful to Hospice of North Central Ohio who provided such compassionate care and support. Memorial contributions may be made in Halina’s memory to Brethren Care Village of Ashland or the Hospice of North Central Ohio 1050 Dauch Drive Ashland, Ohio 44805.
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