Mary Ellen Waleik
RUMFORD -- Mary Ellen Waleik, 92, of Rumford, died on July 24, 2011 at the Rumford Community Home.
She was born in Dixfield on March 25, 1919, the daughter of Oscar and Lucy (Libby) Holman. She graduated from Mexico High School Class of 1936, and then from Beautician’s School in Portland.
Mary worked for many years as a beautician and helped run Waleik’s Market in Mexico with her husband for many years.
She was married in Mexico on December 25, 1939 to Anthony C. “Tony” Waleik, who died in Rumford on August 18, 1996.
Survivors include a daughter, Mary Jean Jodrey of Rumford; sons, John Waleik and wife, Diana of Mexico, Charles Waleik and wife, Jo-Anne of Wakefield, NH, Dan Waleik and wife, Betsy of Peru; 13 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
She was predeceased by her parents; husband; daughter, Lu Ann; and sister, Blanche Parker.