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Elizabeth "Elsie" Protich

Obituary for Elizabeth "Elsie" Protich

June 30, 1924 - May 2, 2018
Avon Lake, Ohio | Age 93

Loving Wife, Mother, Grandmother, Sister


Elizabeth "Elsie" Protich (nee Uherko), age 93 of Avon Lake, Ohio and formerly of Maple Shade, N.J., passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family on Wednesday, May 2, 2018. She was born June 30, 1924 to parents Louis and Rosalia (nee Oszy) Uherko. Elsie was an accomplished baker, making wonderful desserts and pastries for family and friends, and in recent years had developed delicious gluten-free recipes. She was also a skilled needlepoint artist and enjoyed painting landscapes in oil and watercolor. Elsie lived a wonderful and full life of 93 years as a generous and considerate person. Always giving the best hugs, she brought much love into people's lives. Her family is grateful for the love, wisdom, and happiness she brought daily into their lives. Elsie is survived by her daughter Betty Hicken and son-in-law Bob Hicken of Avon Lake, Ohio, her grandson Scott Hicken and his wife Amanda Hicken of Avon Lake, Ohio, and her granddaughter Laura Hicken and her husband Max Entman of Alexandria, Va. She is preceded in death by her loving husband Peter Protich, parents Louis and Rosalia (nee Oszy) Uherko, and her siblings Frank Uherko, Victor Uherko, and Olga Celio. The family is planning a memorial service at a later date in Cinnaminson, N.J. 440-933-3202

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