Maria Maister, 19, of Spartanburg, S.C., and formerly of Port Charlotte, Fla., passed away Monday, Sept. 30, 2013.
She was born July 29, 1994, to Victor and Vicki Maister.
Miss Maister was a native of Erie, Pa., and grew up in Port Charlotte, Fla. She attended Port Charlotte High School and graduated from James F. Byrnes High School in Spartanburg, S.C.
Maria was a loving sister to her only sister, Erica Maister. She was the most caring daughter, loved by her mother, Vicki, and her stepfather, Mike Christopherson. Maria was a talented artist, a good listener and an amazing speaker. She always put others first. Her infectious smile will be greatly missed.
Maria is survived by her mother, Vicki; her father, Victor; her stepfather, Mike; her uncle, Nikolay Lozko; her aunts, Irina (Eugene) Popov and Natasha Oriol; her sister, Erica Maister; her maternal grandparents, Elena and Peter Lozko; her paternal grandfather, Alex Maister; and a special friend, Mack Broom.
Services: Visitation was held Wednesday, Oct. 2, at Eggers Funeral Home, and a graveside service was held Thursday, Oct. 3, at Roselawn Memorial Gardens, officiated by the Rev. Peter Nestertsob. Condolences may be left online at: EggersFuneralHome.com. Arrangements are by Eggers Funeral Home, Boiling Springs, S.C.