Adelaida Rojas Blauw, September 16, 1921~May 30, 2015

Blauw for Paper_edited-1Adelaida Rojas Blauw, a resident of The Gardens at Arkanshire, Springdale, AR., passed away on May 30, 2015 at the Earlene Howard Hospice House (Circle of Life), Springdale, AR.

She was born on September 16, 1921 in Venezuela.  She came to the United States in 1952 where she raised her children in Siloam Springs, AR.  She graduated the University of Arkansas in 1972 with a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing (BSN).  She was a member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Fayetteville, AR.

She is survived by her children, Nancy (Max) Pittman McCoy of The Villages, FL.; Allen (Linda) Pittman of The Woodlands, TX.;  Patty (Maurice) Blauw Moix of Conway, AR. and Eunice Blauw Feaster of Siloam Springs, AR.; as well as a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews and many friends; including her devoted friend, Dorothy Van Kirk of Springdale.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. Charles G. Blauw; two sons, Thomas Orval Pittman, Jr. and Kenneth Leroy (Lee) Pittman; and a daughter, Betty Pittman Belloso.  She was also, recently, preceded in death by her cherished companion, “Charming,” her Pomerania.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in memory of Adelaida on Wednesday, June 17, 2015 at 11 AM at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Fayetteville, AR., with Father Shaun Wesley presiding.  A rosary precedes the Mass.  Interment will follow in the St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you consider donations to the St. Joseph’s Catholic School, Fayetteville, AR, 1722 North Starr Drive, Fayetteville, AR. 72701-2937, Telephone (479) 442-4554.

Cremation arrangements by Beard’s Funeral Chapel.

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    Conrad N. Sawyer » 03. Jun, 2015

    I am so saddened to see this. Mrs. Blauw was a wonderful person who always helped everyone and always did it with a smile. My thoughts are with all the family at this time. She is missed.

    jimmy huskins » 03. Jun, 2015

    she is missed

    Name » 03. Jun, 2015

    I remember her well…always a smile and kind word. There are no words I can say that will comfort the family other than her kindness to others lives on through all of us.

    Name » 03. Jun, 2015

    My heart goes out to you Nancy. I am in touch with Thelma quite a bit and will let her know. Loved you mom. If you get a chance email me at mccarterdk@aol.com. I posted earlier and did see I did not include my name. Dick McCarter

    Lloyd Ashcraft » 07. Jun, 2015

    You are in our prayers.She is missed.