Edith V. Gardner

Jan. 9, 1918 - March 5, 2018


Edith V. Gardner, 100, Altoona, passed away Monday at UPMC Altoona.

She was born in McAlvey’s Fort, daughter of the late Guy and Margaret (Koser) Gardner.

Surviving are a brother, Don Gardner and wife, Madeline; five nephews: John, Steve, Mike, Terry and Tim Gardner; two nieces: Pam Robison and Debbie Gardner; 14 great-nieces and great-nephews; numerous great-great-nieces and great-great-nephews; and her beloved cat, Punkin.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Irene Gardner; and a brother, John Gardner.

Edith retired from Wolf Furniture Co. in March of 1981.

She was a member of Jaggard United Methodist Church, Altoona. She enjoyed sewing and reading, and she was very active in church.

Friends will be received from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, March 9, 2018, at Myers-Somers Funeral Home Inc., 501 Sixth Ave., Altoona, where a funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, the Rev. Evelyn Madison and the Rev. Marcus Mills officiating. Interment will be made at Grandview Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Central Pennsylvania Humane Society, 1837 E. Pleasant Valley Blvd., Altoona, PA 16602.