Edith Corona (Karl) Scardina, 95, of Kittanning, died Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at Kittanning Care Center. She was born February 4, 1924 in Ford City to the late Lawrence O. and Eulalia (Moore) Karl. She graduated in the class of 1942 from Ford City High School and the St. John’s General Hospital School of Nursing in 1945. Edith worked as a Registered Nurse at the old ACMH Hospital in Kittanning. She was a member of St. Mary Our Lady of Guadalupe Roman Catholic Church in Kittanning. She also was a member of the Catholic Daughters of America, and the September Club. She enjoyed doing crafts and reading.
She is survived by her children; daughter Lucretia (Steven) Burnley of Alexandria, VA; son Thomas (Patricia) Scardina of Walkchalk; son Karl (Terri) Scardina of Ford Cliff; son Richard (Cassi) (Scardina of Edinboro, PA
Grandchildren; Stephen Aaron (Victoria) Burnley, Christopher (Robin) Burnley, Julia (Tyson) Schutter, Lisa (Justin) Furgason, Michael (Melody) Scardina, Angela Scardina and her friend Aldo, Gregory (Sarah) Scardina, Kerri (Casey) Pennington, Lindsey (Dale) Kirkpatrick, Lauren (Philip) Mashyna.
Great Grandchildren; Sydney & Emma Burnley, Nicholas & Isabella Burnley, Jackson & Alina Schutter, Joshua, Emily, & Hannah Furgason, Anthony, Henry, Lydia, Violet, Charlotte, Penny, & John Scardina, Jocelyn & Carrah Scardina, Jesse Pennington, and Kellen & Fallon Kirkpatrick.
Sisters Mary Therese Tedeski of Ford City; Esther Kamer of Saxonburg
Proceeded in death by her parents; husband Thomas Scardina who passed away in 1999; two Sisters M. Esther Karl and Mildred Skukalek; two brothers Lawrence O. Karl Jr., and Francis R. Karl who passed away in 1998 and is buried in Arlington National Cemetery.
Friends will be received on Monday, September 30, 2019 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm at the Kennedy & Blodgett Funeral Home in Kittanning. Parting prayers will be held on Tuesday, October 1, 2019 at 10:30 am in the funeral home followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 am at St. Mary Our Lady of Guadalupe Roman Catholic Church in Kittanning with Reverend Victor S. Baguna
Interment will be in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Kittanning.
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