Maida Larue Hafera, 92 of Harwick, died Wednesday May 22, 2019 in Concordia Lutheran Home, Cabot. She was born September 23, 1926 in Apollo to the late Richard and Edna Nunamaker Sloan and was a longtime resident of Harwick for the past 65 years. She was a Registered Nurse for the former Citizens General Hospital and was of the Presbyterian Faith. Maida was a cadet nurse during WWII, she enjoyed spending time with her children, grandchildren and great- grandchildren as well as crafting and needlework. She is survived by her four sons; Paul (Peggy) Hafera of Rochester Mills, Michael Hafera of Fawn Twp., Jeffrey Hafera of South Beaver Twp. and Thomas Hafera of Pittsburg Tenn., and three Daughters Laurie (Martin) Garrigan of Springdale Twp. Christine (Dave Dawes) Hafera of Natrona Heights and Lisa Hafera of Wall Twp. NJ. Her 19 grandchildren and 12 great- grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her loving Husband Paul Hafera, Brother Richard Sloan and two sisters Alvera Shoemaker and Gloria Ann Frank. Friends will be received on Monday May 27th from 2-4 & 6-8 pm in the CHARLES B. JARVIE CHESWICK FUNERAL HOME INC. 1607 Pittsburgh Street where services will be held Tuesday morning at 11 am by the Rev. David Carlisle officiating. She will be laid to rest beside her husband in Deer Creek Cemetery, Harmar. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Maida’s name to Lower Valley Food Bank 325 School St. Springdale 15144. www.jarviefuneralhome.com
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