Tina Marie Zochok, a former garment worker, died of a heart attack Thursday at her Southwest Baltimore home. She was 39.
Born in Baltimore and raised in the Pigtown neighborhood, she attended Southern High School.
She worked at Schroeder & Sons in West Baltimore, making men's neckties and dollhouse rugs until leaving about nine years ago on a medical disability.
Miss Zochok enjoyed keeping a daily journal and spending time with her family.
Services are private.
Miss Zochok is survived by a daughter, Shannon Bittner, and her mother, Barbara Lawhorn, both of Baltimore; three sisters, Helen Reightler and Freda Zochok, both of Baltimore, and Barbara Lawhorn of Arbutus; her maternal grandmother, Freda Thomas of Damascus; and many nieces and nephews.