Sumter, SC .............. Christina May Baker Wodicka, age 44, wife of 26 years to Emil Phillip Wodicka Jr., passed away on Friday, January 26, 2018 at her residence.
Born in Flint, MI., she was a daughter of Hobert Allen Baker and Jackoline Abbott Baker. Christina was an active member of Our Lady of the Skies Catholic Church, Shaw AFB, where she taught religious education. She worked as a third grade school teacher at Pocallo Elementary School and was a coach for the Pocallo Springs in Action running club. She was a very supportive scouting mom and she loved to spend time working in her garden as well as relaxing in her pool. Christina loved the color orange, but especially loved orange M&Ms;. She will be remembered as a very loving wife, mother, daughter, sister and friend. She will be dearly missed by all who knew her.
Surviving in addition to her husband and parents are; two sons, Emil P. Wodicka III and his wife Rebecca of Clinton, Utah and Alexander Wodicka of Dalzell; two daughters, Samantha Albright and her husband Sean of Plant City, FL and Hannah Wodicka of Dalzell and three brothers, James Baker and his wife Ronda, Thomas Baker and his wife Patty and Brandon Baker and his wife Andrea all of Vassar, MI. In addition, there are nineteen nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Wodicka was preceded in death by a nephew, Nathaniel Hamilton Wayne Baker and grandparents, Delphine and William Abbott.
A mass of Christian memorial will take place on Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at 11:00 am at Our Lady of the Skies Catholic Church, Shaw AFB with Msgr. Mark Rowan officiating.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday, January 30, 2018, from 6-8 pm at Bullock Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, the family request that donations be made to the Archdiocese For The Military Services, USA, P.O. Box 4469, Washington, DC 20017.
Bullock Funeral Home
Tuesday January 30th, 2018
6:00pm - 8:00pm
1190 Wilson Hall Road
Sumter, SC 29150
Our Lady of the Skies
Wednesday January 31st, 2018
912 Shaw Drive
Shaw AFB, SC 29152
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Dave and Annette lit a candle on Feb 3 2018 12:16:27 PM
We are so sorry to hear about your loss. Christina was a lovely person. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Submitted by Dave and Annette on Feb 3 2018 12:15:39 PM
Sam and Sean, I know how much your mom meant to both of you. I regret that I never got to meet her. You both know I'm here for you.
Submitted by Lawrence Barth on Jan 31 2018 01:18:10 PM
May the love of God surround you with strength,the joy of the Lord is our strength, peace that surpasses all understanding, comfort like only He can gave, and courage to face the days ahead.
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Submitted by Sean haynes on Jan 30 2018 10:33:03 PM
Emil, I'm so sorry for your loss. Your wife sounds like an amazing person, I regret never having met her. I pray that you are able to find some comfort with the Lord in this time of need. My deepest condolences to you and your family.
Submitted by Benjamin Barber on Jan 30 2018 09:48:34 PM
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I send my deepest sympathies to Emil and family. May she Rest In Peace.
Submitted by Crystal Ferguson on Jan 30 2018 09:17:39 PM
To Emil and family
From my family to yours during this difficult time, please know that all of you are in our prayers. God bless all of you.
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