Edith “Patti” Lucille Sparks (nee Getic), 83, passed away peacefully Saturday, January 4, 2014, at Kingston of Vermilion. She was born August 21, 1930 in Cuyahoga Falls, to Cloyd and Irene (nee Rook) Getic.
Edith had made her home in Lorain in 1996, moving from Brownsville, Pennsylvania. She was a member of the PACC and St. Lad’s Club. She enjoyed crafts, painting, baking and playing bingo.
She is survived by hers sons, David (Susan) Sparks of Dunlevy, Pennsylvania, Farrel (Debbie) Sparks, of Freedom, Ppennsylvania, and Bruce (Mary) Sparks, of Glenside, Pennsylvania; four grandchildren; brothers, Robert, Donald, Peter and William Getic; sister, Grace Kibler; and sister-in-law and lifelong friend, Harriet Szantay.
Edith was preceded in death by her daughter, Christine Sparks; parents, Cloyd and Irene Getic; and her brother, Richard Getic.
The family will observe a private memorial on January 10, 2014.
Contributions may be made, in memory of Edith, to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Dovin and Reber Jones Funeral & Cremation Center, Amherst, 440-985-2100. Online condolences may be left for the Sparks family at www.dovinreberjones.com