NILES - Martha Frances Balicki, 83, passed away peacefully at 10:18 a.m. Sunday March 31, 2013, at her residence.
She was born in Vienna on Feb. 5, 1930, the daughter of Glen and Martha Hake Sheldon and lived in Trumbull County her entire life.
She was a homemaker, and many years ago she was a legal secretary for attorney Lafferty. She attended the Fowler Community Church and enjoyed camping, flower gardening, spending winters in Florida and all the family's activities.
Martha is survived by two nieces, Doris (Rex) Ford of Vienna, Barbara Williams of Niles; four great nieces, Linda Bass, Martha McQuilken, Sherry Williams and Michelle Brown
She was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur Balicki, whom she married on April 30, 1948, and who died June 1, 1987; a brother, William Sheldon; and a sister, Pearl Bowman.
The funeral will be at noon Tuesday at the Holeton-Yuhasz Funeral Home where family and friends may call one hour prior to the service. The Rev. Joel Dickson will officiate.
Burial will be in Vienna Township Cemetery.
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