LEETONIA -Velma G. Lydic, 84, of Leetonia, died at 1:11 p.m. Tuesday, April 22, 2014 in the emergency room of the Salem Regional Medical Center with her family by her side.
She was born Aug. 4, 1929, in Cherry Tree, Pa., daughter of the late Paul and Beulah (Keating) Lydic.
Velma attended Green Township High School and was a member of the Damascus United Methodist Church and the Dulci-More Folk Musicians.
Her husband, James Blair Lydic, whom she married Sept. 9, 1950, preceded her in death Dec. 9, 2001. A son, James Howard Lydic, and two sisters, Arlene Foley and Gaynell Lawrence, also preceded her in death.
Survivors include a son, Edwin (Chris) Lydic of Salem; two daughters, Judy (Richard) Davis of Salem and Amy (David) Shoaff of Leetonia; a daughter-in-law, Carolyn Hart of Salem; a sister, Clarissa Wetzel of Edinburg, Pa.; and four grandchildren, Scott Davis, Rebecca (Jamie) Spencer, Amanda Lydic and Adam Lydic.
Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 26, 2014, at the Stark Memorial Funeral Home with the Rev. Bob Amey officiating.
Calling hours will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, April 25, 2014, at the funeral home and an hour prior to the funeral on Saturday. Entombment will be at Highland Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Damascus United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 300, 260 Valley Road, Damascus, Ohio 44619.
Velma's obituary may be viewed and condolences sent online at www.starkmemorial.com.