Edna C. King McConnell
Edna C. King McConnell, of Erie and formerly Pittsburg, passed away peacefully at Westlake Woods Assisted Living in Erie on Tuesday, November 13, 2018.
She was born in Pittsburgh, PA on February 4, 1923, the daughter of the late William and Elizabeth Eisel King. Edna was preceded in death by her adoring husband of 64 years, Randall J. McConnell, Jr. Also leaving this world prior to Edna were her seven brothers, Bill, Jim, John, Bud, Dick, Paul, and Tommy as well as one sister, Betty.
Edna was the loving mother of Kathy (Tom) Curry, Randy (Julie) McConnell, Peggy (Jim) Meadows and Jim (JoAnne Scalise) McConnell. Five grandchildren will miss their sweet grandmother, Melanie McConnell, Cristen Meadows, Megan Curry, Michael Curry and Caitlin (Meadows) Chambers. She also leaves behind two great grandsons, Desmond Chambers and Jack McConnell Strate. Many nieces and nephews also survive their special aunt.
Edna loved gourmet cooking, decorating, sewing, and quilting, flower arranging and caring for her family, friends and pets. She volunteered for the Pittsburgh symphony Society and many of her children’s school events.
A Mass of Christian burial will take place at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church, 1 Grove Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15236 on Saturday, December 15, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. Burial by her husband’s side at National Cemetery of the Alleghenies will be private.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the National Kidney Foundation, 30 East 33rd St., New York, NY 10016 (www.kidney.org/donate) or to the American Humane Society of NW Pennsylvania, 2407 Zimmerly Rd, Erie, PA 16506 (www.humanesocietyofnwpa.com)
Arrangements were entrusted to the Burton Westlake Funeral Home 3801 W 26th Street Erie, PA 16506.
Saturday, December 15th, 2018, 10:00 AM
St. Elizabeth Catholic Church, - 1 Grove Place Pittsburgh, PA 15236