07 July 2013

Sunday's Obituary: Edna Eckman

Edna M. Eckman, 98, a life-long resident of Quarryville, entered into rest after a brief illness on Thursday, October 20, 2011 at Hospice of Lancaster County in Mt. Joy. Born in Quarryville, she was a daughter of the late Jacob C., and Nora (Groff) Snyder. She was married to the late Delmar Eckman.

Edna was a manager at the former Quarryville Tidy Products Sewing Factory. She was a member of St. Paul’s Church and past president of the former Solanco Independent Seniors Club. Edna was nominated for the 1989 Jefferson Award for Outstanding Community Service. She was an avid Phillies fan and enjoyed playing bingo. Every year, Edna looked forward to entertaining friends and family during the Solanco Fair Parade.

Surviving are 2 nephews: Joseph Carroll, husband of Sally of Lancaster, Barry Carroll, husband of Wanda of Quarryville; a niece, Debbie, wife of Timothy Shrom of Quarryville; and a sister-in-law, Thelma Snyder also of Quarryville. Edna was preceded in death by 2 brothers: Roy and Charles; and 3 sisters: Fannie, Lillian, and Eleanor.

Funeral Services will take place at Dewald Funeral and Cremation Services, Inc. 227 West Fourth St., Quarryville, PA on Tuesday, October 25, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Larry Rineer officiating. Interment will follow in Quarryville Cemetery. The viewing will be from 10-11:00 a.m. Kindly omit flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Lancaster County, P.O. Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 17604. To offer a note of condolence, please visit: www.dewalds.com

Obituary was published on Dewald's website.
Tombstone Photo: from Find A Grave.
Note: Delmar was the son of Frank M. & Nevada V. Eckman. His older brothers were Emlyn and Ray. His older sisters were Beulah and Dorothy. He also had a younger brother Herbert.

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