Angel-Sleeping

Lydia E. (Christiansen) Rost

April 12, 1941 ~ October 19, 2020 (age 79)

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Lydia was born in Philadelphia to the late Charles and Lydia Blackman Christiansen.  She passed away at Nazareth Hospital.  Lydia went to Chandler School and then on to  graduate from Mastbaum High. 

According to her daughter and granddaughter she would have loved sitting in a salon, getting her hair and nails done, sipping a strawberry daiquiri and eating a lobster roll, all washed down with a Pepsi.  A very spiritual lady , Lydia was also an animal lover. She attended Holy Name Church where she sang with the choir. 

She is the beloved wife of the late Emil.  Devoted mother of Barbara Rost, William Rost and the Raeann Rost.  Cherished grandmother of of Demi Smith. Dear sister of Annamay Rost, Clara Tatar and the late Raymond and Charles Christiansen. Sadly missed by her nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are invited to her viewing on Friday, October 23, 2020 beginning at 11:30 AM in the HUBERT M. McBRIDE FUNERAL HOME, 2357 East Cumberland St, Philadelphia.  Her Service of Christian Burial will be gin at 1 PM. Further aggangements will be private. 

Please be advised that masks are required at all times and social distancing will be observed.   

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Services

Viewing
Friday
October 23, 2020

11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Hubert M. McBride Funeral Home
2357 E Cumberland Street
Philadelphia, PA 19125

Service of Christian Burial
Friday
October 23, 2020

1:00 PM
Hubert M. McBride Funeral Home
2357 E Cumberland Street
Philadelphia, PA 19125

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