Andrea Elvira Dias, passed peacefully on December 10, 2018 at home surrounded by her loving family. Andrea was the wife of Richard Joseph Dias, soulmates forever, they spent 44 years together and celebrated 34 years of marriage on June 2nd.
Andrea was born in Whitehall on July 11, 1953, daughter of the late Andrew and Elvira (Josephson) Durachka.
Andrea was a member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Bethlehem. Andrea grew up attending St. John The Baptist Slovak Catholic Church in Allentown. Andrea graduated from Whitehall High School in 1971 and spent 40 plus years in the insurance industry.
Andrea was a devoted wife, mother and daughter to her family that she loved so dearly. Andrea was a truly caring person and as a proud mother she dedicated her life to her family.
Survivors: Husband Richard, daughter Taylor K. Dias-Foundas wife of Christopher Foundas of Center Valley, sisters Deborah Funk, Brenda Fritz wife of Robert and a brother Ronald Durachka. Andrea is also leaving behind many nieces, nephews, friends and Coco-bean.
Service: There will be a viewing on Friday December 14, 2018 from 5pm to 7PM in the John F. Herron Funeral Home 458 Center At Market Street in Bethlehem. Funeral Mass on Saturday December 15, 2018 at 10AM in St. Joseph’s Catholic Church 416 E. 5th Street Bethlehem. Burial will follow in Holy Saviour Cemetery in Bethlehem.
Contributions: In her memory to St. Luke’s Cancer Center 801 Ostrum Street Bethlehem, PA 18015.