Martha E. Wojcik
Martha E. Wojcik, age 83, of 3490 Lombardy Road S.W., Sherrodsville, died Sunday morning, Nov. 28, 2010, in Country Club Retirement Campus at Dover following a brief illness.
Born Nov. 7, 1927, in Dillonvale, she was the daughter of the late Elvin Leo and Anna Barkhurst Bendure.
For many years, she helped her husband Ed operate their family farm at Sunset Valley. They also owned and operated the former Sunset Valley Bakery. Prior to her marriage to Edward F. "Bud" Wojcik on Aug. 11, 1954, she had worked for a short time at the East Sparta Ceramic Tile Co. Her husband, Ed, died Dec. 7, 2009. Martha will be sadly missed by her family and many friends.
She is survived by a son, David (Susan) E. Wojcik of Sherrodsville; a daughter, Mrs. Richard (Cheryl L.) Eick of Strasburg; a brother, Richard (Dorothy) Bendure of Scottsdale, AZ; a grandson, Jason Eick and his family; two step-grandsons, Joshua (Nikki) Metcalf and Cody (Tonya) Metcalf, a great-grandson Jordon Eick; and three step-great-grandchildren, Marilyn E. Metcalf, Aaron Rain Metcalf and Kaden E. Metcalf.
In addition to her husband and parents, she is preceded in death by two sisters, Lois Gordon and Mariam Johnstone and two brothers, Thomas E. Bendure, Sr. and Frank Bendure.
Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 1 in Baxter-Gardner Funeral Home at Sherrodsville with Rev. Lester Stephens officiating. Interment will follow in Leesville Cemetery. Calling hours will be held Wednesday from 11 a.m. until time of services in the funeral home. The family suggests memorial contributions may be made to the Arthritis Foundation, P.O. Box #7669, Atlanta, GA, 30357-0669. To leave an online condolence message, visit www.baxtergardner.com.