Born in Ellwood City on February 28, 1942, Edith was the daughter of the late Orville and Helen Bauder Duncan. She married Ralph L. Pounds on January 25, 1965. Edith worked as a cook at Eppinger’s Restaurant, at Leeds and Northrup in Ellport and later retired as the owner of Park Gate Cleaning Service after 17 years. She was affiliated with Zion Baptist Church in Slippery Rock and Edith enjoyed gardening and spending time with her grandchildren.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by her children; John Allan Pounds of Ellwood City, Andrew Manning Pounds of New Brighton, Irona Elaine Carr of Ellwood City and Michael and Zachary Pounds, at home, 15 grandchildren; Andrew Mercado, Melinda, Adam, Joe, Tiffany, Tyler, Cullen, Carissa, Justin, Kylie, Ella-Mae and Rinay Pounds, Byan and Isiah Carr and Irona Brown, 4 great-grandchildren; Emily Mercado, Ralph Pounds IV, Joseph Pounds and Raeghan Pounds and 4 sisters; Margaret Casuccio of Ellwood City, Connie Fleldman of Akron, OH, Amy Fishback of Kentucky and Mable Link of Harlansburg.
In addition to her parents, Edith was preceded in death by a son, Ralph Pounds II, 3 grandsons, Ralph Pounds III, John Allan Pounds and Franklin Pounds, a brother, Orville Duncan II, a sister, Donna Duncan and a son-in-law, Raymond Carr.
Friends will be received from 7:00 PM until the time of the memorial service at 8:00 PM on Friday, April 20th at the Joseph A. Tomon, Jr. Funeral Home & Crematory, 97 Grim Avenue, Ellport.
Contributions can be made in Edith’s name to the Zion Baptist Cemetery, c/o Holly Lindey, 361 Country View Rd., Slippery Rock, PA 16057.
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