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In Loving Memory


Wallace William Edmonds
12/12/1920 - 10/28/2011

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Wallace William Edmonds, age 90, of Fairmount City, died Friday evening, October 28, 2011 at Laurelbrooke Landing in Brookville.

Born December 12, 1920 in Fairmount City, he was the son of the late Frank William Edmonds and Serena Belle Shick Edmonds.

He was a United States Navy Veteran serving during World War II

Mr. Edmonds was a Union Carpenter. After his retirement he continued his carpentry work throughout the New Bethlehem area

He married the former Harriet Gertrude Bain, who survives.

Mr. Edmonds was of the Protestant Faith and in the past attended the Fairmount City EUB Church. He enjoyed hunting and fishing and camping at Presque Isle in Erie.

He was a member of the Masonic Lodge #522 of New Bethlehem.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons: Dennis R. Edmonds and his wife, Pamela, of New Bethlehem and Gary L. Edmonds and his wife, Laurie, of Oak Ridge; Four grandchildren: Christopher Edmonds, Rebecca Edmonds, Clint Edmonds and Amanda Luczak; Five great grandchildren: Brooklyn, Ava, Avery, Colton and Ella; One sister, Sarah Swyers of Atlanta, Georgia.

He was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters, Velma Nale and Ernistine Keener.

Friends will be received from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Monday, October 31, 2011 at the Rupert Funeral Home, 301 Penn Street, New Bethlehem.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, November 1, 2011 in the funeral home with Reverend John Phillips officiating.

Interment will follow in the Oakland Cemetery, Distant, Armstrong County.

The Walter W. Craig America Legion Post #354 of New Bethlehem will accord military honors at the funeral home following the funeral service.

Online condolences may be sent to Wallace’s family at www.rupertfuneralhomes.com

Online Condolences


From:  vicki arbuthnot   henrico va


Relationship:  uncle/cousin



Thinking of you at this time. Your family will be in our prays. Arbuthnot family (Vicki Bain)

Sent:  10/31/2011


From:  carla edmonds mcafoos   mayport pa


Relationship:  second cousin



i am the daughter of ruben and twila edmonds,and i want the family of wallace to know how sorry i am to hear of his passing... he was a wonderful man and will be greatly missed.my thoughts are with the family at this difficult time..

Sent:  10/31/2011


From:  woody kahle   clarion pa


Relationship:  friend



I am thinking of the family at their time of loss, I also want to say, that Wallace was truly a friend to many, He will be missed by so many that knew and loved him,

Sent:  10/31/2011


From:  Burton Fowkes   Leesburg Flordia


Relationship:  Frind



It is with deep regret to read about the passing of Wallace.We we're great friends and worked togeather a long time. He was a great guy and a good friend.He will be mised by all who had the pleaure to know him.

Sent:  10/31/2011


From:  Bob Keim   Canyon Creek Montana


Relationship:  friend



Our deepest sympathy. I remember our fitst hunting trip to Montana. Tomorrow, when hunting, we will plant Ponderosa Pine seeds, in Wally's memory.

Sent:  11/1/2011


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