Martha E. Marzka, 88

Martha E. Marzka, 88

Martha E. Marzka, 88, died Sunday, September 4, 2011, at Corry Manor.

Born January 27, 1923, in Union City, she was a daughter of the late John and Josephine Shields Dingle.

She and her late husband, Joseph Marzka, operated their family dairy farm for many years.

She was a past president of the Rockdale PTA, a senior regent of the Union City Moose Lodge, and a member of the Rockdale Grange.

Martha loved spending time with her family and friends.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Rachel Drake and Marjorie Thomaswick; and three brothers, Frederick, James and John Dingle.

Survivors include three children, Joseph Marzka Jr. and his wife, Brenda, of Erie, Richard Marzka of Cambridge Springs, and Lila Finney and her husband, Joseph, of Union City.

She also had many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren who will miss her dearly.

Friends may call Thursday from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Van Matre Funeral Home, 105 Walnut St., Waterford. Funeral services will be held there Friday at 10 a.m. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Union City.

To send condolences, visit www.vanmatrefuneralhome.com.