LEWISTOWN - Ida B. Gaita, 96, formerly of Milroy, died at 9:01 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014, at Golden LivingCenter-William Penn.
Born Oct. 26, 1917, in Naginey, she was the daughter of the late Adam and Edna (Heidi) Belles.
She was preceded in death by: her husband, Patrick Gaita, in 2004; a brother, Alfred Belles; and a sister, Edna Mae Pecht.
Ida B. Gaita
Ida is survived by her nephews, Roger Belles and wife, Joey, of Washington Court House, Ohio, Michael Belles and wife, Paula, of Cincinnati, Dale Pecht and wife, Sharon, of Weedville, David Pecht and wife, Katie, of Milroy, and a number of great-nieces and -nephews.
Ida loved animals, especially cats, enjoyed reading and doing crossword puzzles.
A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, Jan. 13, 2014, at Salem Cemetery, in Milroy, with Pastor Ed Kauffman officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Ida's memory can be made to Rescue Our Furry Friends, 133 N. Walnut St., Burnham, PA 17009.
Funeral arrangments are under the care of Heller-Hoenstine Woodlawn Funeral Home, 200 N. Main St., Lewistown.
Online condolences can be offered to the family at www.hellerhoenstinefuneralhome.com.