Irene Pesta Ciko, 88 of Girard, died Wednesday April 4, 2012 at Manchester Presbyterian Lodge. She was born on December 28, 1923 in Albion, Pa., a daughter of the late George and Anna Bilec Pesta. She was employed for three years at Girard Manufacturing Co. Irene was a long time member of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Girard. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Nick Ciko, whom she married May 15, 1948 in Girard. Also by three sisters, Elizabeth "Betty" Pacansky, Eleanor Gere and Marie Stoker; and a brother John Pesta. Irene is survived by several in laws, cousins, nieces and nephews. Friends may call on Friday from 10 a.m. until the time of Prayers at 10:45 a.m. at Daniel R. Edder Funeral Home, 309 Main St. East, Girard, followed by the Liturgy of the Word at 11 a.m. at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church 101 Olin Ave. Girard. Burial will be in St. John's Cemetery, Girard. Memorials may be made to Manchester Presbyterian Lodge, "Caring for Life", 6351 W. Lake Rd., Erie, PA. 16505 To send condolences visit edderfuneralhome.com
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Published in the Erie Times-News on Apr. 5, 2012