Marie Gidus, 90 of DeLand, FL, passed away on Wednesday, May 19, 2021 at the Halifax Health Hospice of Volusia/Flagler Care Center in Orange City, FL. She was born in Springboro, PA and moved to DeLand a year ago from Orlando. She was a homemaker. Marie was the last living founding member of St. Stephen the Protomartyr Orthodox Church in Longwood and her father was a founding member of Saints Peter and Paul Orthodox Church in Edinboro, PA, where she will be laid to rest. Marie was predeceased by her husband of 64 years, Timothy, and her son, Stephen Gidus. Survivors include her sons, Paul Gidus (Tammy) of Orlando, and James Gidus (Carol) of Lehigh Acres; daughter Ann Marie Mecera (Gust) of DeLand; daughter-in-law Tara Gidus; grandchildren Juliana Federoff (Mark), Justina Mecera Ross (Philip), Natalie Gidus, Lydia Gidus, Luke Gidus, Basil Gidus, Levi Gidus, Christian Gidus and Jessica Gidus and great-grandsons John and Michael Federoff. Funeral service will be held on Tuesday, May 25th at 11am at S.S. Peter & Paul Orthodox Church in Crossingville, with the family receiving friends 1 hour prior to the service. Burial will be at Saints Peter and Paul Orthodox Cemetery in Edinboro, PA. The Mattera Funeral Home, is handling the local funeral arrangements.