Edna M. Brumbaugh
Edna M. Brumbaugh, 87, Martinsburg, formerly of East Sharpsburg, rural Roaring Spring, passed away Thursday morning at The Village at Morrisons Cove, Martinsburg, after a lengthy illness.
She was born near Roaring Spring, daughter of the late A. Wayne and Ruth R. (Walter) Hinkle. She married Harold S. Brumbaugh on June 28, 1950, in Roanng Spring. He passed away July 26, 2002.
Surviving are two daughters: Connie J. Longenecker (husband, Jeffrey) of Deer Park, Texas, and Lisa M. at home; four grandsons: Steven, Jason, Jacob and Daniel; 13 great-grandchildren; a stepbrother, Daniel Snyder of Dover, Del.; and a stepsister, Jackie Occiano of Savannah, Ga.
She was preceded in death by a great-grandson, Justin Longenecker; and her stepmother, Mary E. Hinkle.
Edna was a 1944 graduate of Roaring Spring High School. She retired in 2012 from the circulation department of the Altoona Mirror, having been employed as a Martinsburg newspaper deliverer with 29 years of service. Previously, she was employed at Warnaco as an order picker and union president for 20 years, and prior to that she had worked at Sylvania Altoona. Also, along with her husband, she assisted in the daily operation of the family dairy farm near East Sharpsburg, Taylor Township.
Edna was a member of First Church of the Brethren, Roaring Spring. A former member of Warnaco women’s bowling team at Holiday Bowl, she volunteered in the banquet hall at Morrisons Cove Memorial Park, Martinsburg, for many years and had recently volunteered at Townes Edge Restaurant, Martinsburg.
Edna enjoyed gardening, especially flowers, listening to country/gospel music, solving word search puzzles, watching television and the Pittsburgh Steelers, helping others and taking care of her “grand-dogs,” Pepper and Cinnamon.
At the request of the deceased, there will be no public viewing; however, a public funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday Aug. 27, 2013, at John C. Bolger Funeral Home Inc., Martinsburg, with the Rev. Dr. Joseph P. Surin officiating. Interment will follow at Fairview Cemetery, Martinsburg.
The family suggests memorial contributions be given to Roaring Spring Community Library.