Martha R. Carlock, 91, of Smithdale, passed Wednesday, July 7, 2021. She was born December 20, 1929 in Elizabeth Township, a daughter of the late Michael and Maria (Lesso) Berdar, Sr. Martha was a member of St. Michael Byzantine Church of Donora, Women of the Moose of Sutersville, Russin Club of Donora, and VFW #7812 of West Newton. Surviving are three children, Larry Carlock, Valerie Salopek, and Kevin Carlock; grandchildren, Jennifer Hineline, Desiree Francis, Brittany Salopek, Charles Carlock, III, Brianne Carlock, Kevin Carlock, Jr., Cody Carlock, and Kayden Carlock; and six great grandchildren. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Charles “Yip” Carlock; a sister, Theresa Sosko; and brothers, Emil and Joe Berdar. Friends will be received 2-6 pm Sunday at the J. William McCauley, Jr. Funeral Home, 901 Vine Street, West Newton, where a funeral service will be held at 11 am Monday. Interment will follow in West Newton Cemetery. A special thanks to Rob and Stephanie and their staff at TLC Adult Care Center. Condolences may be left at http://www.mccauleyfuneralhome.com.
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