Edna A. Tolman, 98, of Irwin, passed away Tuesday, March 21, 2023 at Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital. She was born October 27, 1924 in Steubenville, OH, a daughter of the late Adam and Pasqualina (Ialenti) Bello. Edna was a jewelry clerk for Woolworth and enjoyed making crafts. She attended Christian Center Church and New Life Tabernacle Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Guy W. Tolman, brothers, Edward and Fulvio; and sister, Dora Zalenski. She is survived by her daughters, Gloria Moxson, Catherine Smail, Patricia Tatar; sister, Claudia Ranalli; grandchildren, David Smail (Debra), George "Buddy" Tatar (Nicole), Kelly DePierre (Dakota); great-grandchildren, Michael, Nicholas and Briana; and several nieces and nephews. Friends will be received from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon, PA 15642. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday in the funeral home chapel. Entombment to follow in St. Joseph Mausoleum. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Westmoreland Humane Society. www.shirleyfuneralhome.com
Originally published March 21, 2023.