She was born June 18, 1917 in Bellaire, Ohio, a daughter of the late Stephen and Louise Burski Koch.
She worked in the New York area in sign advertising and was a Catholic by faith.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Peter J. Walicki on March 4, 1960; one brother, Steve Koch and three sisters, Alice Fisher, Rose Pietrowski and Margaret Benda.
Surviving are her sons, Peter (Elizabeth) Walicki of New York City, New York and Ron Walicki of Shadyside, Ohio and one sister, Josephine (Joseph) Zdunczyk of Shadyside, Ohio. Also one granddaughter, Celeste (Jeff) Canova of New York City, New York and one great granddaughter, Julie Canova of New York City, New York and several nieces and nephews.
Family and friends will be received at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory, 3900 Central Avenue, Shadyside, Ohio on Friday from 2-4 and 6-9 p.m. Funeral liturgy with Mass will be celebrated on Saturday at 10 a.m. at the St. Mary Catholic Church in Shadyside, Ohio with Fr. Samuel R. Saprano as Celebrant. Interment in the Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Bellaire, Ohio.
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