Edith Marie Palumbo of 451 South Michael Rd., St. Marys, died on Friday, March 22, 2013 at the Elk Regional Health Center after a brief illness.
She was born Nov. 8 in Force, daughter of the late Charles and Bada Cameroni Angelo. She was a lifelong resident of the area and was a graduate of Weedville High School. She was a former employee of Sylvania in St. Marys and the former Riverside Market in St. Marys.
On April 25, 1946 in the St. Joseph’s Church in Force, she married John J. Palumbo, who preceded her in death on Jan. 2, 2000.
She is survived by three daughters, Patricia Bonghi of Tempe, Ariz., Sharon Uplinger of St. Marys, and Mary Jane Meyer of St. Marys; six grandchildren, Melissa (Mrs. Lance) Elias, Jonathon Bonghi, Andrea (Mrs. Daniel) Inzana, Josh Meyer, Jesse Meyer, and Chelsea Meyer; and five great-grandchildren, Ryan Elias, Alex Elias, Avery Elias, Audrina Inzana, and Allyson Inzana.
Besides her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Vera Knoff; and a brother, George Angelo. She was the last member of her immediate family.
Mrs. Palumbo was a member of the St. Mary’s Church. She was a homemaker and enjoyed sewing. She volunteered for many years at the Christian Food Bank. She loved to play bingo, Scrabble, and read.
Funeral and committal services for Edith Marie Palumbo will be private and held at the convenience of the family. Burial will be in the St. Mary’s Cemetery.
There will be no visitation.
Memorials, if desired, may be made to the St. Marys Public Library, 127 Center St., St. Marys, PA 15857.
The Lynch-Radkowski Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences may be offered at www.lynch-radkowski.com .