Erma DeRamo Spelich, 93, of Vienna, Ohio, passed away peacefully Thursday, March 29, 2018 at Autumn Hills Care Center in Niles, in the care of her daughter, Georgette. She was born June 11, 1924 in Youngstown, Ohio, the daughter of Joseph and Christine (Capone) DeRamo, and had lived in the area all her life.
A World War II-era “Rosie the Riveter,” she enjoyed crochet, knitting, gambling, and making white pizza.
Fond memories of Erma live on with her children: Georgette Spelich Keriotis (Bill) of Warren, Gregory Spelich of Warren, and Darryl Spelich (Shirley) of Seminole, Fla.; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Preceding her in death are her parents; her loving husband, George R. Spelich, whom she married January 27, 1950 and who died June 23, 2005; two sisters, Josephine Dulick and Lina Susko; and four brothers: Queerine, Felix, Nunzie, and Henry DeRamo.
Services are 11:00 am Friday, April 6, 2018 at St. Stephen Catholic Church, 129 W. Park. Ave., Niles, Ohio, with Fr. Richard Murphy officiating. Burial will follow at All Souls Cemetery in Cortland. Friends may call 4:00 to 6:00 pm Thursday at Staton-Borowski Funeral Home in Warren, and 10:00 to 11:00 am Friday at the church.