Jeanette Dziabis, 86

Jeanette M. Dziabis, RN, 86, North Manchester, died at 5:45 a.m. Aug. 27, 2018, at her home.

She was born on Feb. 6, 1932, in Bakers Corner, to Hollis W. and Vivian Devota (McCarty) Pickett. She married Marvin D. Dziabis, M.D., on June 28, 1958. He survives.

Also surviving are sons Steven P. Dziabis, M.D., Atlanta, Ga., David M. Dziabis, New York City, N.Y., Stanley E. (Jennifer) Dziabis, Columbia City, and Gary A. (Patricia) Dziabis, Chicago, Ill.; a daughter, Lisa M. (Michel) Dziabis Calache, Marion; a brother, Ronald (Janice) Pickett, Bakers Corner; a sister-in-law, Mary Lou Pickett; a sister, Deanna (Mike) Pickett Forrest, Sterling Heights, Mich.; eight grandchildren, and a great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her parents, a brother, Joseph W. Pickett, and a daughter-in-law, Kimberly Dziabis.

Mrs. Dziabis was an instructor of medical surgical nursing at Indianapolis Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis. She was a member of St. Robert Bellarmine Catholic Church, North Manchester.

She received her Registered Nurse degree from Indianapolis Methodist School of Nursing. She received a Bachelor of Science in nursing education from Indiana University.

Mrs. Dziabis was a Eucharistic minister, worked with funeral dinners, was a member of the Rosary Sodality and was a C.C.D. instructor at St. Robert’s.

A Funeral Mass is planned at 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 31, 2018, at St. Robert Bellarmine Catholic Church, North Manchester.

Calling will be one hour before the service. Burial will be in Oaklawn Cemetery, North Manchester.

Visitation also is planned from 2-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 30, at McKee Mortuary, 1401 State Road 114 W., North Manchester. Rosary will be said at 7:30 p.m.

Father Bernard Ramenaden and Father Andrew Curry will perform the Funeral Mass.

Memorials may be made to the St. Bernard Catholic School, 191 N. Cass St., Wabash, IN 46992.

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Posted on 2018 Aug 28