Edna S. Loveless

WESTFIELD – Edna S. Loveless, 99, of 26 Cass St., Westfield, formerly of Mayville and North East, Pa., died Thursday (Jan. 10, 2013), at Absolut at Westfield.

She was born Sept. 10, 1913, in Westfield, the daughter of the late Clarence and Ethel White Steinhoff.

Edna had worked at Kling’s Furniture in Mayville for 26 years and later for Chautauqua Colonial Furniture in Mayville.

She was a former member of the Mayville Fire Department Auxiliary, Singing Vagabond Square Dancing in Erie, Pa., Mercy Square’s in Erie, and Tangle Foot Square’s in Lawrence Park, Pa.

Edna enjoyed traveling with the senior citizens, camping with her family, reading, watching her soaps on TV, and watching the birds at her bird feeder, but most of all she loved her family.

She is survived by two daughters: Sharon (Robert) Eldridge of North East, Pa., and Joyce (Albert) Wainwright of Westfield; seven grandchildren: Christine Thorp, Linda Dibble, Sandra Miller, Bonna Moore, Rebecca Collins, Cheryl Loveless, and Kathleen Ross; 13 great-grandchildren: Curtis Thorp, Kenneth Thorp, Keith Thorp, Ashlee Woodruff, Matthew Dibble, Bobbi Sue Morse, Sandra Tillyou, Cody Moore, Brittni Collins, Cameron Collins, Billy Joe Ross, Kayla Ross, and Brian Miller; and several great-great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Leonard L. Loveless, who died Dec. 11, 1987; a daughter, Jayne Lewis; a grandson, Robert Wainwright; one sister, Olive Hoyt; three brothers: George Steinhoff, Wayne Steinhoff and Clarence Steinhoff Jr.

The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday in the Freay Funeral Home, Mayville. Pastor Mark Shettler will officiate. Burial will be in the Mayville Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 2-4 p.m. on Sunday in the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to the Mayville Fire Department, P.O. Box 2, Mayville, NY 14757.