Obituary Notice: Edith Brown Hastings

Obituary Notice: Edith Brown Hastings (Provided photo)

Obituary Notice: Edith Brown Hastings (Provided photo)

Edith Brown Hastings, 98, of Clearfield died Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at the Clearfield Hospital.

She was born July 16, 1915 in South Avis, a daughter of the late George Scott and Lou Violet (Carnahan) Brown.

Mrs. Hastings retired as a registered nurse from the Clearfield Hospital in 1982 after 25 years of employment.
She was a member of the St. John Lutheran Church, Clearfield, as well as a of the Clearfield Nurse’s Alumni Association.

She is survived by two children, Robert Daniel Hastings and his wife, Barbara of Texas and Evelyn Louise Schwartz of Massachusetts; six grandchildren, Scott, Todd, Mark, Kurt and Sean Hastings and Melissa Martin and her husband, Jim; five great-grandchildren, Jayme, Sabrina and Dannan Martin and Lindsay and Tyler Hastings; a sister, Louise Hill of Jersey Shore; a sister-in-law, Joan Brown of Jersey Shore; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert M. Hastings in 1986 and whom she wed April 9, 1937 in Clearfield. She was also preceded in death by three brothers, George, Joseph and William Brown and a sister, Nancy Travis.

A memorial service will be announced at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial contributions be made to Clearfield Hospital Nurses Alumni Fund, 612 Arnold Ave., Clearfield or the St. John Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 1545, Clearfield.

The Kevin A. Beardsley Funeral Home, Clearfield, is in charge of arrangements.

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