Edith Kathleen Brown

BROWN, Edith Kathleen, 82, of Weirton, passed away Thursday, May 15, 2014, in the Trinity Medical Center West, Steubenville, OH.

Born Oct. 19, 1931, in Hemlock, WV, she was a daughter of the late Thomas and Estella Howell Rector.

Mrs. Brown was a homemaker who enjoyed cleaning her home and cooking for her family and friends.

She was also preceded in death by her husband, Wilmer R. Brown, Jr. on August 31, 2009; son, Michael Gene Brown, brother O’Dell Rector and sister, Geraldine Roush.

Edith is survived by her son, William Brown; daughter, Karen (Joseph) LaMantia all of Weirton; brothers, Delbert and Richard Rector of Carrollton, OH and Darrell Rector of Malvern, OH; sisters, Pauline Postlethwait of Weirton and Irene Johnson of Carrollton, OH; grandchildren Rich and Sherry Brown, Gina Skunza, Janna LaMantia and Josh Seigley and three great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be held Friday 4-8 p.m. at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton, WV, where funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday. The Reverend Darrell Maze will officiate.

Interment will be in Chestnut Ridge Cemetery, Florence, PA.

Memorial contributions may be made to the National Kidney Foundation, 30 East 33rd Street, New York, NY 10016.

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