NORTH LIMA, OHIO – Mary Gilida Hickman, 95, passed away peacefully Sunday afternoon.
Mary was born April 6, 1915, in Youngstown, Ohio (Mahoning County) a daughter of John and Julia Fyk Fetchet.
Mary also known as Shirley attended The Rayen School. and was a member of St. Nicholas Byzantine Catholic Church.
She also was a member of the Golden Circle, Happy Days, Boardman, Ohio A.A.R.P., Mothers Club at Kent State and the Mothers Club of Sigma Tau Gamma at Youngstown State.
Mary enjoyed spending time with family and friends.
Her first husband, Nicholas Gilida, whom she married July 17, 1937, died Nov. 27, 1984, her second husband, Daniel Hickman, whom she married Feb. 11, 1995, died Aug. 16, 2008.
She leaves to cherish her memory, a son, Nicholas (Gladys) Gilida of Castle Rock, Colorado; a daughter, Marilyn (David) Norris of Warren, Ohio; a sister, Nancy Susetka of Stamford, Conn.; six grandchildren, Lori (Andrew) Dunn, Nicholas (Laynie) Gilida, Thomas Gilida, Kevin (Carolina) Norris, Gayle Norris and Jennifer Norris; 11 great-grandchildren.
Besides her husbands, Mary was preceded in death by four brothers, Frank, Steve, Michael and John Fetchet; and three sisters, Christine Byers, Ann Lischak and Julia Homsey.
Prayers will begin at 9:30 a.m. Friday at the Fox Funeral Home in Boardman, Ohio followed by a funeral Mass celebrated by the Rev. David Shortt at 10 a.m. at St. Nicholas Byzantine Catholic Church 1898 Wilson Ave in Youngstown, Ohio.
Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Fox Funeral Home, in Boardman.
Mary will be sadly missed by all that loved her.
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