Evelyn J. Sickelsmith

NEW WATERFORD — Evelyn J. Sickelsmith, 83, a former longtime resident of the area, died Sunday in Myrtle Beach, S.C., surrounded by family. 

She was born March 28, 1934 in Pittsburgh, Pa., daughter of the late Clarence and Hazel Rogers Fluharty. 

She is survived by four sons, David (Kay) Sickelsmith of Myrtle Beach, S.C., Richard (Connie) Sickelsmith of New Waterford, Clarence (Crystal) Sickelsmith of Columbiana and Greg (Tia) Sickelsmith of Munnising, Mich.; a daughter, Mary Beth (Matt) Bowman of North Carolina; four sisters; 16 grandchildren and 30 great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Wesley Sickelsmith, in 2003.

The family will receive friends fdrom 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Linsley-Royal Funeral Home in East Palestine. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Paul Cemetery in Sardis, Ohio.