Funeral services for Rheta E. Zorik, 77, will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Spear-Mulqueeny Funeral Home, 667 Mentor Ave., Painesville, where friends will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday. The Rev. Elmer Spence, pastor of the Madison Avenue Church of Christ, will officiate the services.
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The daughter of Harold and Nellie (Sapp) Fortney was born April 1, 1935, in Oak Grove, W.Va.
Mrs. Zorik was a resident of Painesville for over 52 years and passed away March 17, 2013, at TriPoint Medical Center in Concord Township.
She was a homemaker and enjoyed reading books.
A loving wife, mother and grandmother, she is survived by her husband, Mike Zorik, whom she married June 15, 1961; children, Marye Etta Fairchild of Concord, Michael (Kitty) Zorik of Perry, Marion Pongrass of Painesville, Michell (Steve) Walczak of Painesville and Marie (Jack) Baumler of Oberlin; 11 grandchildren, Heidi, Jason, Matt, Mark, Katy, Rachel, Stevie, Joe, James, Adam and David; nine great-grandchildren; and siblings, Harold Fortney Jr., Kenneth Fortney, Catherine Gelhausen and Edith Gull, all of West Virginia.
Mrs. Zorik was preceded in death by her parents and granddaughter, Lee Ann.
Interment will be in Perry Cemetery.
Contributions in Rheta's memory may be made to the Lake County Humane Society, 7564 Tyler Blvd., Mentor, OH 44060.
Spear-Mulqueeny Funeral Homes
667 Mentor Ave. Painesville, OH 44077
Published in www.News-Herald.com on Mar. 18, 2013