Martha A. “Mickey” Davies Obituary

December 26, 2016 Obituary

Martha A. "Mickey" Davies, Boardman, Ohio - obit

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 3, at Lane Family Funeral Homes, 65 N. Broad Street, Canfield Chapel for Martha A. Davies, 72 of Boardman who died Monday afternoon, December 26 at St. Elizabeth Medical Center, Youngstown.

Martha, known as Mickey was born March 14, 1944 in Salem, a daughter of the late Harold C. and Isabelle (Donahue) Cowher and was a lifelong area resident.

She graduated from South High School in 1962 and worked as an administrative assistant in the counseling department at Youngstown State University for 15 years, retiring in 2007. She volunteered at the Crisis Center, Youngstown and the Neonatal Unit at St. Elizabeth Medical Center. She also volunteered at Mill Creek Park, Fellowship Gardens where she was able to use her love of gardening. Mickey was a master gardner and also enjoyed taking care of the flowers at her condo association. She loved golfing at the short holes, skiing, biking and walking in Mill Creek Park. Mickey also loved to paint and had painted many beautiful pictures. Mickey loved beaches and the sun and enjoyed traveling, especially to Florida. She just received her certificate for Pool/Spa Operator.

Mickey leaves her daughter, Heather Davies of Boardman; two sisters, Kathleen Windsor of Poland, Betty Amodio of Cincinnati; her companion, Dave Peterson of Akron; her former husband, William Davies; many nieces and nephews and many close friends.

Friends may call on Monday, January 2, from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. at Lane Family Funeral Homes, Canfield Chapel.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests material tributes take the form of contributions to the Rescue Mission of the Mahoning Valley, P.O. Box 430, Youngstown, Ohio 44501.

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A television tribute will air Friday, December 30 at the following approximate times:
6:41 a.m. WYTV and 8:41 a.m. MyYTV and 9:58 a.m. on FOX plus two additional spots throughout the day.