Bertha Hicks

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202 W. Maple Street Willard OH 44890 8/28/2011 14:00:00

Willard OH 44890 8/29/2011 11:00:00

Bertha Hicks, age 88, resident of Willard, passed away on Wednesday, August 24, 2011 at the Willard Health Care Center in Willard, Ohio. She was born on February 16, 1923 to the late George and Amanda (Bailey) Hicks and had been a resident of Willard since 1938. She retired from Pioneer Rubber Company in Willard, Ohio after 42 years of service.
She is survived by one daughter and son-in-law, Myrna Jean (Ronald) Spath of Mansfield; three grandchildren, Robin Adams of Shelby, Ohio, Karen Hughett of Butler, Ohio and Craig Spath of Cincinnati, Ohio; six great grandchildren; one great-great grandson and one half brother, Roger Hicks of Ashtabula, Ohio.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Orville Hicks, whom passed away on October 28, 1996; four brothers and two sisters.
Visitation will be Sunday, August 28, 2011 from 2:00 to 4:00 and 6:00 to 8:00 PM at the Secor Funeral Home in Willard, Ohio. The funeral service will be Monday, August 29, 2011 at 11:00 AM at the First United Methodist Church in Willard, Ohio, with Rev. Doug Beggs officiating. Burial will be at the Maple Grove Cemetery in New Haven, Ohio. Memorial contributions may be made to Stein Hospice 1200 Sycamore Line Sandusky, Ohio 44870. Online condolences may be made to the family at


Billie & Claris Hicks - Aug 28, 2011

To the family, so sorry to hear the passing Bertha she wasn’t only a co-worker at Pioneer, but she was also a second cousin to me, (Billie Hicks)me and my wife thought the world of she and Orvil. Our prayers are with everyone of her family and friends
Love and Prayers
Billie & Claris Hicks and family

Rita (Reed) Faidley - Aug 27, 2011

So sorry to hear of your Dear Mother’s passing.
My Mother and sister worked with her at The Pioneer Balloon Co.
Cherish all the wonderful memories you all have and know that God has her with him and you’ll see her again one day.
God bless and watch over you at this time.

Barb Hershey Fenn - Aug 27, 2011

Myrna, you have my deepest sympathy,i know that your heart is aching,i can feel your pain, lost my mom 19 years ago,i still miss her, like your mom she was a sweet lady,just hold all the wonderful memories close to your heart,and God will comfort you also,
take care.
Love you Barb.

brenda lillo - Aug 25, 2011

so sorry to hear of the passing of bertha-i was a coworker of hers when she was at pioneer balloon co and considered myself to also be a friend-she was a very sweet and kind lady-i feel blessed to have known her….

Kim Hines Cox - Aug 25, 2011

Our deepest smpathy to the family of Bertha Hicks. We worked with her at Pioneer Balloon Co.
She was one of the sweetest ladies we knew.
God Bless you Bertha and rest in peace.
Kim&Dave Cox

Tim and Nancy Filp & Family - Aug 25, 2011

You are in our thoughts and prayers at this time. Tim and Nancy Filp and Family