Barbara Ann Gaydos, 83, of Waltham MA, formerly of Boston MA, entered into eternal rest on Friday April 24th in Waltham MA. Born in Coaldale PA, she was a daughter of the late John and Mary (Kusko) Gaydos. She grew up in Coaldale, where she was a graduate of the former St. Mary’s Catholic High School. Barbara was involved with the arts, working for the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston MA, and also owned Kennedy Studios, a picture framing business, in Bar Harbor ME. While growing up in Coaldale, she attended the former SS Cyril & Methodius Roman Catholic Church and remained an active catholic throughout her life, and was a member of the First Catholic Slovak Ladies Association.
Surviving is a son Michael Nowak and wife Beth of Begrade ME and Charlotte NC, a daughter Lori Nowak-Kennedy of Concord MA, a brother Edward Gaydos and wife Marie of Orwigsburg PA, a sister-in-law Peggy Gaydos of Quakertown PA , grandchildren Victoria Nowak, Megan Nowak, Christian Kennedy, Kyra Kennedy and Gabrielle Kennedy. She was pre-deceased by a son Craig Nowak, a brother Robert Gaydos, and a sister Dolores McDonald.
Services will be private in accordance with the CDC precautions for the public concerning the COVID-19 pandemic. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Bruce A. Nalesnik Funeral Home, 57 West Center Street Nesquehoning PA 18240. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.nalesnikfh.com .
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