Edna M. McCowin


Edna M. McCowin, 86, of Shenango Township, formerly of Edinburg, passed away the morning of Sept. 4, 2019, at Quality Life Services in New Castle.
Born Nov. 3, 1932, in New Castle, she was a daughter of the late Amos W. and Freda (Weatherby) Young.
She married Edward I. McCowin on Sept. 2, 1950. He preceded her in death on May 21, 2014.
Edna was a self-employed caregiver.
She enjoyed going to yard sales, was a member of the Croatian Club, Eastern Star and the Bessemer and Johnson clubs, located in the Bessemer/Hillsville area.
What gave Edna the most joy in life was spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She was a member of Castlewood CMA Church.
Edna is survived by two daughters, Kim (Paul) Zentz of Tidioute, Pennsylvania, and Mary Jane McCowin of New Castle; three sons, Timothy A. (Lillian) McCowin, Craig (Lynne) McCowin and Daniel (Cassandra) McCowin, all of New Castle; 12 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.
Along with her parents and husband, Edna was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Kyley McCowin; a grandson, Craig Occhibone; and a brother, Walter Young.
Private services were held at the R. Cunningham Funeral Home and Crematory Inc., 2429 Wilmington Road, New Castle. The Rev. James O'Hara of Castlewood CMA Church officiated.
Burial will be at Savannah Cemetery, New Castle.
Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.cunninghamfh.com.
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Published on September 5, 2019
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Mariann Saesan Staph
Sep 09, 2019
I am so sorry for your loss, your mom was a good soul, my mom loved her for her kindness. You are in my prayers.