Martha E. Marzka, age 88, died Sunday, September 4, 2011 at Corry Manor. Born in Union City on January 27, 1923, she was a daughter of the late John and Josephine Shields Dingle.

Marzka, Martha E.Martha loved spending time with her family and friends. She and her late husband, Joseph Marzka, operated their family dairy farm for many years. She was a past president of the Rockdale PTA, a senior regent of the Union City Moose Lodge, and a member of the Rockdale Grange.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Rachel Drake and Marjorie Thomaswick, and three brothers, Frederick, James, and John Dingle.

Survivors include three children- Joseph Marzka Jr. and his wife Brenda of Erie, Richard Marzka of Cambridge Springs, and Lila Finney and her husband Joseph of Union City. She also has many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren whom will miss her dearly.

Friends may call at the Van Matre Funeral Home, 105 Walnut Street, Waterford on Thursday from 5:00pm until 7:00pm. Funeral services will be held there Friday morning at 10:00am. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Union City.