Audrey June (Gantz) Taydus

Born: Tue., Jul. 17, 1928
Died: Fri., Jan. 9, 2015


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Audrey June Gantz Taydus, 86, of Warren, passed away on Friday, January 9, 2015, at Warren General Hospital.  Audrey was born July 17, 1928, in Youngsville, PA. She is the daughter of the late Andrew and Nettie Morgach Gantz.

Audrey had attended Warren area schools, and had been employed at a variety of businesses in the area including Bell Telephone Company, Sylvania, the Forestry Service, and Bon-Ton.  She enjoyed reading, Senior Center trips to the casino and playing Bingo. The highlight of her week was attending Kinzua Country Auctions.  She is well loved and will be dearly missed by her family and many friends.

She is survived by two daughters, Debra Dalrymple Grubbs, and husband, Conrad, of Roulette, PA, and Gayle Dalrymple Rieder, and husband, Craig, Sayre, PA; one son, James Curtis, and wife, Melissa, of Sheffield, PA; and one step-daughter, Marsha Taydus Matey, and husband, Jack, of Lima, NY; two sisters, Violet Ristau, of Warren, PA and Ruby Massa, of FL; one sister-in-law, Betty Iodisernia, of CT; six grandchildren, Michael Grubbs, and wife, Mindy, Scott Grubbs, and wife, Michelle, Jeremy Rieder, and wife, Jess, Ty Rieder, Michael Herman, and Jenny Herman; two step-grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, Audrey was preceded in death on June 6, 2008, by her husband, Frank Taydus; one brother, Andrew "Buddy" Gantz; one sister, Annabelle Ristau; one granddaughter, Amy Rieder; and one step-son, Mark Taydus.

In accordance with Audrey’s wishes, no services will be observed.  Burial will be private, and at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to a charity of choice.

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Patrick Black
   Posted Sat January 10, 2015
My condolences to all the family on my Aunt Audrey's passing. I have many fond memories of her. When I did the stone work on the outside of the house, she introduced me to her homemade Stromboli. I had never had it before and have never had it since that was as good as hers. She will be missed.

Michelle Bartosek
   Posted Sat January 10, 2015
Heaven has gained another angel. I had the pleasure of knowing Audrey through my working at Kinzua Country Auction. She was such a sweet and giving lady. She will be missed by all of us there. It will seem so strange to look out from my "perch" and not see her there anymore. I know Audrey #75 will be there in spirit.



Kirk Johnson
   Posted Tue January 13, 2015
I did variety of yard work for Audrey that she needed done over the summers of 2013 and 2014. It was nice working for her, and I was very appreciative of the work she was able to give me. She seemed like a real nice person. My condolences to all of her friends and family.

Janice Gantz DeQuattro
   Posted Tue January 13, 2015
So very sad to hear of Aunt Audrey's passing. I still can remember when I was just a little kid my summertime visits with her - bingo, the pond down the street, gayle's wedding and her yearly christmas package to my mom - lots of memories.
Sending my deepest condolences to all my cousins and their families.

Diane Nelson (Ristau)
   Posted Wed January 14, 2015
I was so shock to hear this news. I loved my Aunt Audrey so much. I remember many good and fun times with her. She will always be in my heart along with all the memories. My condolences to the families. she is home now with her parents and sister and brother who I am sure welcomed her with opened arms along with the Lord standing there. God Bless

Toni Martin
   Posted Sun January 18, 2015
I was blessed to have Audrey for my aunt. Always remember, those we hold dearest never really leave us. My deepest sympathy to the family. Toni

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