Esther A. Zias, 68, of Bradford

Esther A. Zias, 68, of 80 Rockland Ave., passed away Tuesday, January 11th, 2011 at  the Bradford Regional Medical Center.

Born January 7, 1943, in Ridgway, she was the daughter of  Orrin and  Bessie (Glover) Simon.

On September 5, 1987 in Bradford, she married P. Andrew Zias who survives.

She was employed by Dale Electronics.

She was a member of the Bradford Moose Club and the Marche Club.  She enjoyed playing pool, and participated in city and county pool leagues.  She was also an avid card player and enjoyed playing bingo.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by two daughters, Valarie (the late David) Beaver and Hannah Zias, both of Bradford, one son, Wayne (Andrea) Schimp of Jacksonville, Fl, and several grandchildren great grandchildren.

There will be no public visitation. Friends will be invited to a memorial service to be held in the summer at a date and time to be announced. Burial will be in McKean Memorial Park.   Arrangements are under the direction of the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes, Inc.

Memorials, if desired, can be made to the American Lung Association.

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