Selina A. Downs Cidade, 61, of Harpers Ferry Rd., Ellwood City (North Sewickley Twp.) passed away unexpectedly Friday, October 30, 2015.
Born April 30, 1954 in Pittsburgh, she was the daughter of the late John P. Downs Jr. and Leta Rose Wills Downs of North Sewickley Twp. She was married for 37 years to Eduardo F. Cidade Sr. who survives.
Selina was an Analyst for American Eagle Outfitters in the South Side of Pittsburgh. She received her Masters degree from Strayer University where she was a member of the honorary society, Phi Theta Kappa. Selina was a very talented knitter and she enjoyed shopping. She was Episcopal by faith. Selina loved to throw parties and was the “queen” of Christmas. She was a die hard New England Patriot fan. Selina’s most cherished time was spent with her grandchildren whom she loved dearly.
In addition to her husband and mother, survivors include a son, Eduardo F. Cidade III of North Sewickley Twp.; daughter, Melissa A. Cidade of College Park, Maryland; two brothers, John P. Downs III of Seattle, Washington, Charles P. Downs of North Sewickley Twp.; and two grandchildren, Margaret Rose and Joseph.
She was preceded in death by her father.
Friends and family will be received Wednesday November 4 from 4 pm until the time of the funeral service at 7 pm at the Marshall Funeral Home. 200 Fountain Ave. Ellwood City.
Pastor Marvin Mayle will officiate.
Online condolences may be sent to marshallsfh.com.