|Birth: ||May 30, 1920, Italy|
|Death: ||Jun. 17, 2008|
NORFOLK - Pierina Baptist, 88, of the 300 block of Hickory Road East, died June 17, 2008, at her residence under hospice care. Mrs. Baptist was born in Santa Marina, Italy, May 30, 1920. Her husband, Frank Baptist, predeceased her Oct. 8, 1998. She was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Norfolk and most recently a member of St. Stephen, Martyr in Chesapeake.
Survivors include several cousins, nieces and nephews in Italy, and several brothers and sisters of her late husband. She is also survived by special friends, Ron and Lucia Hazzard and their daughters Lesly Bunting and Loretta Hunt. To Lesly and Loretta as children, she was affectionately known as Nona (grandmother).
Mrs. Baptist enjoyed gardening, knitting, cooking, collecting artwork and shopping. She also gained much pleasure from sharing the bounties of her and Frank's huge garden, as well as her afghans, needlepoint and cross-stitch pictures.
A chapel service of Christian burial will be celebrated 11 a.m. Thursday at Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Tidewater Drive Chapel. The burial will follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery. A visitation will be held at the funeral home Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m. Memorial donations may be made to Heartland Hospice. Condolences may be offered to the family at www.hollomon-brown.com.
Frank Robert Baptist (1916 - 1998)*
Forest Lawn Cemetery
Created by: Talbot Fisher
Record added: Dec 12, 2010
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