POPKIE, Evangeline

POPKIE, Evangeline, 82, of St. Clair Avenue, Yorkville, OH, died Tuesday, December 11, 2012, at Belmont Manor in St. Clairsville, OH.

She was born September 20, 1930, in Yorkville, OH, to the late Samuel Thomas and Antoinette Palcic Zanis.

She was a member of the Greek Orthodox Church of the Life Giving Fountain in Martins Ferry, OH, and the Ladies Philoptochos Society.

Vangie enjoyed cooking, baking, gardening and homemaking. She was a great mom!

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 52 years, Norman Popkie, who passed on July 16, 2005; and two sisters, Sylvia Arslain, and Agnes Salvador.

Surviving are her son, Norman (Michelle) Popkie Jr. of Bedford, IN.; and a daughter, Darlene Taylor of St. Clairsville, OH.

Friends received to pay tribute to Vangie and celebrate her life on Thursday from 4-7 p.m. at the Borkoski Funeral Home, Tiltonsville. Services will be conducted Friday morning at 11 a.m. at the funeral home.

Burial will be at Holly Memorial Gardens in Pleasant Grove, OH.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Greek Orthodox Church of the Life Giving Fountain, or Valley Hospice.