Anita C. Edwards
Mrs. Anita C. Edwards, age 87, formerly of Albrightsville, PA, died in Middletown, DE, on Saturday, October 16, 2010, after a long illness.
Born in Glendale, NY, on June 11, 1923, Anita was the daughter of the late John M. Dittmar and Mathilda Hobocost Dittmar. She lived in New York for most of her life and was employed as a customer service manager with Johnson Matthey, Inc., where she retired after many years of service.
Anita greatly enjoyed sewing and was active with St. Johns Lutheran Church in Effort, PA. In the late 1960s she traveled around the world with her beloved husband of 55 years, Edward A. Edwards.
Edward died in 2003. She was also preceded in death by her brother, Charles J. Dittmar. She is survived by her sisters, Leonora DeGaglia of NY and Mathilda Glovitch and her husband, Abe, of FL; sister-in-law, Hedwig J. Dittmar of DE; best friend, Betty Fisher of PA; ten beloved nephews and nieces; and many great nephews and nieces.
A funeral service will be held at 12:30 pm on Saturday, October 23, 2010, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE 19720, where visitation will begin at 11 am. A committal service will be held at 12 noon on Tuesday, October 26, 2010, at Cypress Hills Cemetery, Cooper Avenue and 68th Street, Glendale, NY 11385.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Johns Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 19, Effort, PA 18330 (570-629-4309).
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