Elizabeth A. Hedding

Published Mar 15, 2017 at 4:00pm

Elizabeth A. Hedding, 78, of Verona, passed away on Monday, March 13, 2017 at Faxton-St. Luke’s Healthcare in New Hartford.

She was born on April 5, 1938, in Rome, the daughter of the late Joseph and Josephine Schilling Zarno. She graduated from Rome Free Academy in 1956. 

Elizabeth retired from the CNY DDSO after working there for many years.

Elizabeth is survived by two daughters, Kathleen Madonia of Rome and Mary Beth (Tom) Procopio of Cave Creek, AZ; a son, Dale Hedding of Baltimore, MD; a sister, Claire Lewandrowski of Rome; five grandchildren, Andrew and Cody Madonia of Rome, and Isabella, Gianna, and Gabriella Procopio of Cave Creek, AZ; and several nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by a brother, Donald Zarno, and a brother-in-law, Edmund Lewandrowski.

Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. Interment will take place in St. Mary’s Cemetery. There are no calling hours.

Contributions in Elizabeth’s memory may be made to the St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or the Jervis Public Library, 613 N. Washington St., Rome, NY 13440 to honor her passion for reading and learning.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Nunn and Harper Funeral Home, Inc., 418 N. George St., Rome.  

You may light a candle, send a message of sympathy and view the obituary at www.nunnandharper.com