Nina Chestnut

Lisbon – Nina Chestnut, 70, of State Route 164, died at 7:18 p.m., Friday, at her home with her family by her side following a lengthy illness.

Mrs. Chestnut was born July 12, 1944 in Wichelmshafen, Germany, a daughter of the late William and Tatiana (Mamotenko) Jermolenko Sr., and had lived most of her life in the Lisbon area.

A 1963 graduate of United High School, she was a homemaker and had worked as the secretary at St. George Catholic Church for many years.

She was an active member of St. George Catholic Church.

Her husband, Gerald F. Chestnut, whom she married Feb. 1, 1964, preceded her in death May 19, 1995.

She is survived by her sons Frank J. (Lana) Chestnut of Lisbon, Michael J. (Rebekah) Chestnut of Hanoverton and Mark A. (Tracy) Chestnut of Lisbon; sisters Halia Pryshepa of Massillon, Hilda Ineman of Ravenna and Annette Howard of Salem; brother William Jermolenko of Cleveland; her mother, Vera Jermolenko of Salem; nine grandchildren ; and 1 great-grandson.

Nina was also preceded in death by her infant son, David M. Chestnut.

A funeral mass will be held at 11 a.m., Tuesday at St. George Catholic Church, 271 W. Chestnut St., Lisbon, with the Rev. Father Robert Edwards officiating. Burial will follow in St. Paul’s Cemetery, Dungannon.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the Eells-Leggett-Stauffer Funeral Home, where a prayer service will be held at 8 p.m. Friends will also be able to call from 10 to 10:45 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home prior to the funeral mass.

Friends may also view Nina’s memorial webpage and send condolences online at