Theophila A. “Tillie” Hudick

| April 30, 2018

Theophila A. “Tillie” Hudick, 90, formerly of Edgewood Drive, Franklin, PA, died on Friday, April 27, 2018, at the Caring Place in Franklin after an extended illness.

Born January 26, 1928, in Oil City, PA, she was the daughter of the late John and Catherine Andres Magdziarz, her father died while she was an infant and she was raised by Frank Pokoj.

Tillie attended Assumption B.V.M. Schools and was a 1946 graduate of Oil City High School.
She worked at the Oil City Variety store and later as an RSA at Polk Center from where she retired.

In 1976 she was married at St. Casmir’s Church by the late Rev. Kacprowicz to Michael G. Hudick and he preceded her in death on September 17, 2008.

Tille was a member of both the Assumption B.V.M. Church and St. Patrick’s Church in Franklin. She was very proud of her Polish Heritage and volunteered at many of the churches gatherings and bazaars, as well as for Venango Christian High School at their annual Roast Beef Dinner.

Tillie was often called “Ticket Tillie” because she was always willing to sell tickets to help out a good cause.

She was a life member of the Polish National Alliance as well as the Polish Women’s Alliance.

She is survived by a nephew, Edward Kotsol of Campbell, OH; a special cousin, Robert DeGidio of Youngstown; and in-laws Jane and George Bell of Oil City, Adeline Andres of Franklin, Robert Hudick of Erie, PA, and Joan “Rusty” Pokay of Oil City, along with many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her sister, Lottie Kotsol, two brothers, Felix and Richard Pokoj, and a niece Mary Catherine Kotsol.

Friends will be received from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Assumption B.V.M. Church. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 1:30 p.m. in the Church with Fr. John Miler and Fr. Robert Manning, Concelebrating.

Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to St Patrick’s School or to Venango Catholic High School.

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