Florence Louise (Nemeth) Tian, 86, of Greenville, passed away on Sunday, May 22, 2022.

She was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on August 14, 1935, to her father, Joseph L. Nemeth, and her mother, Helen C. (Novotny) Nemeth. She married Dr. Will T.H. Tian on September 22, 1962.

She received a nursing degree from Mercy Hospital School of Nursing in Pittsburgh, PA, where she subsequently worked as a nurse in the operating room. She was an active member of the Greenville Hospital Auxiliary for many years and served as president. She enjoyed her volunteer work, crafting, gardening, and had a love for animals. Above all, she enjoyed spending time with her family and friends.

Florence is survived by her children; her son, William Tian; her daughter, Deborah Verrier and her husband, Carlos and grandchildren, Isabel Tian Verrier and Lucas Tian Verrier; and her daughter, Melissa Tian. She is preceded in death by her parents and husband of 56 years, Will Tian.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Animal Friends, 562 Camp Horne Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15237 or St. Michael’s Roman Catholic Church, 85 N. High Street, Greenville, PA 16125.

A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 1pm Friday, May 27, 2022 in St. Michael Roman Catholic Church, Greenville, with Rev. Christopher Barnes, Pastor of the church as Celebrant. Family will receive friends immediately following the Mass in the Gathering Space of the church.  Arrangements have been entrusted to Loutzenhiser-Jordan Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 366-368 S. Main St., Greenville.



  1. Vivi S. and Yohanes Vivi S. and Yohanes
    May 26, 2022    

    My deepest condolences . I’m the daughter of uncke Will Tian.
    My mother was Jetty Tian, younger sister of Will Tian.
    I live in Jakarta with my family.
    My condolences to my cousins Bill, Debbie & Melissa and the whole family.

  2. Ellen Mathews/Ilene Galinsky Ellen Mathews/Ilene Galinsky
    May 26, 2022    

    Deb, Carlos, Issy and Lucas, We are so very sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you.

    Ellen and Ilene

  3. Marnissa Chairini, Depok, Indonesia Marnissa Chairini, Depok, Indonesia
    May 26, 2022    

    my deepest condolence to Billy, Debbie, Melissa, Carlos, Issy and Lucas. Tante Flo was a kind, loving person and left a big impression in my life, as also oom Will, her husband and my mother’s younger brother. May she rest in peace, in God’s loving embrace. Our prayers and love to you all, ❤️ Irene, Avi, Sandi.

  4. Carmen Verrier Carmen Verrier
    May 27, 2022    

    Loosing a mother is such a painful time in our lives
    It doesn’t matter how old we are. But knowing that she is no longer in pain is a blessing
    I always enjoyed our chats and shared our love for our grandchildren
    My deepest condolences to all of you Wish I had been able to be there.
    Sending you love and hugs
    Carmen Verrier

  5. Mary Lynn Beatty Mary Lynn Beatty
    May 27, 2022    

    I have many fond memories of time spent with Flo and Will but especially playing games with Flo, Missy and Debbie along with my twins. My sincere condolences to the family.

  6. Family of Theo Hertiandi (Joyce, Suzan, Imelda) Family of Theo Hertiandi (Joyce, Suzan, Imelda)
    May 28, 2022    

    Dear Billy Jo, Debby, Carlos, Izzy, Lucas and Melissa..
    Deepest condolences, our thoughts and prayers are with you. May God give you all the strength

  7. Family of Theo Hertiandi (Joyce, Suzanna, Imelda) Family of Theo Hertiandi (Joyce, Suzanna, Imelda)
    May 28, 2022    

    Dear Billy Jo, Debby, Carlos, Izzy, Lucas and Melissa..
    Deepest condolences, our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. May God give you all the strength.

  8. Vicki Huntley Vicki Huntley
    May 29, 2022    

    So sorry for your loss. I had enjoyed my visits with her when I worked at UPMC and she was a patient there several times. I would help her with her meal choices. She and Dr. Tian were such sweet people. May you find comfort and peace in the days ahead.

  9. INGRID ESTHER KANTANTO. gkantanto@yahoo.com INGRID ESTHER KANTANTO. gkantanto@yahoo.com
    May 30, 2022    

    Dear William, Deborah, Melissa, Carlos, Isabel, Lucas
    We are saddened to hear the passing of Tante Flo. Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers and that we are sharing in your sorrow.
    Praying that God’s love enfolds you and comfort you.
    Please accept our deepest condolences.
    We love you all Inggie, George, Angela Kantanto

  10. Ilene Galinksy Ilene Galinksy
    June 2, 2022    

    Dear Deb,
    My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. May you always have your memories in your heart.

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