Meadville Tribune

October 8, 2012

Edith Ann Hasness


CARLTON — Edith Ann Hasness, 76, of 4927 Sandy Lake Road, Carlton, passed away Monday, Oct. 8, 2012, at home.

Edith was born in Grampian on April 17, 1936, a daughter of the late Herbert and Sidonia Zahner Spencer Sr.

She attended Clarks Mills United Methodist Church.

Edith retired from Area Agency on Aging, Armstrong County, where she was employed as a case supervisor. She had previously been employed by Armstrong County Memorial Hospital Auxiliary as a cook in the snack shop and by Springfield Local School District in Ohio where she worked as a cook. A graduate of North Lima High School, Edith continued her education by attending psychology classes at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Edith enjoyed spending time at both Playland and Lake Wilhelm campgrounds where she had many close friends. Her greatest love in life was her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Edith is survived by three daughters Cynthia A. Bates and her husband, Charles, of Beaver, Brenda E. Johns and her husband, Randy, of Carlton, and Diana L. Lamont and her husband, John, of Fenelton; five grandchildren, Charles D. Bates, Nicole Stover, Christopher M. Bates, Randy (Buddy) Johns Jr. and Ashley Parker; 11 great-grandchildren; five sisters, Ruth Harmon of El Centro, Calif., Helen Snyder of Lima, Ohio, Donna Mercer of Salem, Ohio, Betty Kellner of Columbiana, Ohio, and Laura Clark of Canfield, Ohio, two brothers, Albert Spencer of Burgoon, Ohio, and Arthur Spencer of Connecticut; a special companion, Paul Rodgers of Slippery Rock; and 30 nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, Edith was preceded in death by a great-grandson, Randy E. Johns III; a brother, Herbert Spencer Jr.; and a sister, Margaret Lyons.

Family and friends are invited to call on Wednesday from 1 to 4 p.m. at Stephen P. Mizner Funeral Home & Cremation Services Inc., 404 Chestnut St., Meadville, where funeral services will be held at 4 p.m., with the Rev. Dayton D. Mix, pastor of Clarks Mills United Methodist Church, officiating.

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