Marjorie C. Wiczen 1936-2018

BRACEVILLE — Marjorie Cora Davis Wiczen, 81, of Braceville, passed away peacefully into eternal rest on Monday, Feb. 19, 2018 at the Burton Health Care Center in Burton.

She was born Feb. 26, 1936, in Youngstown, the daughter of the late Earl Lloyd Davis and Lillian T. Evans Davis.

Marjorie received her formal education from North Jackson High School and graduated in 1954.

After high school, she met and married William J. Wiczen Sr. on Nov. 12, 1955. They enjoyed 48 years of marriage together until he passed away on March 16, 2003.

She was a resident of Braceville most of her life, and was a member of the Braceville United Methodist Church.

Marjorie loved painting, playing the piano, canning things from her garden, crocheting, quilting, singing in the church choir, and going to the beach and ocean.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, William; one son, Matthew Wiczen; and one sister, Lois Moore.

Marjorie is survived by one daughter, Sandra Strock of Braceville; three sons, William (Patti) Wiczen Jr. of Akron, Thomas (Tracy) Wiczen of Edinburg, Pa., and Brian (Sarah) Wiczen of Garrettsville; one sister, Shirley (Dan) King of Lordstown; 12 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Calling hours will be 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, March 2, 2018 at the James Funeral Home in Newton Falls. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, March 3, 2018, at the funeral home, with Pastor Joan Purnell officiating. Marjorie will be laid to rest beside her husband William at Braceville Cemetery.

The family has requested that all donations please be made to the Braceville United Methodist Church, 589 Park Road SW, Newton Falls, OH 44444 in memory of Marjorie C. Wiczen.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the James Funeral Home, 8 E. Broad St., Newton Falls, OH 44444; 330-872-5440. Family and friends may view this obituary online or send condolences to the family at

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