Edith Shuffstall, 87, of Conneaut Lake passed away peacefully Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017, at Rolling Fields in Conneautville following a short illness.
Edith was born June 14, 1930, in Meadville, PA, a daughter of the late Clarence Shilling and Mary Styer Shilling.
Her husband, Clifford Shuffstall, whom she married February 26, 1950, preceded her in death March 6, 1993. In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Duane Shilling.
Survivors include four sons and a sister-in-law whom she raised from age 8, Lloyd Shuffstall and his companion Vilma Hall of Conneaut Lake, PA, Bill Shuffstall and his wife Peg of State College, PA, Dan Shuffstall and his companion Rae Davis of Meadville, PA, and Stanley (Lew) Shuffstall and his wife Denise of Conneaut Lake, PA and Doris Burdette and her husband Steve of Stoneboro, PA.
Four grandchildren, Andrea Taylor, Shannon Stewart, Ryan Shuffstall, and Matt Shuffstall.
Five great-grandchildren, Jillian Taylor, Nathan Taylor, Karlie Stewart, Carter Stewart, and Kylie Shuffstall.
She is also survived by two sisters, Lois Peterson of Cochranton, PA, and Margaret Gevin and her husband Milo of Cochranton, PA, and one brother, John Shilling and his wife Kay of Conneaut Lake, PA and many nieces and nephews.
Edith has resided in her Conneaut Lake home on the farm since 1953. She became a Stanley Home Products Dealer in 1959 and continued to take and fill orders until her passing. She worked the farm along with her husband and boys for many years. She was a leader of Fabulous Farmers 4-H Club for 25 years, Chairwoman of Crawford County Fair 4-H Department, and a member of the Crawford County 4-H Livestock Executive Committee. She also received the Crawford County Agriculture Hall of Fame Award in 1991 and the J. Ira Coble Memorial Award for Outstanding PA 4-H Beef Club Leaders in 1998.
She was a faithful member of Faith United Methodist Church and a member of Greenwood V.F.D.
Family and friends are invited to call on Monday, Sept. 11, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. at Dickson Funeral Home in Conneaut Lake, PA. A funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday, Sept. 12, at noon and then Edith will be laid to rest at Huber Cemetery.
Memorials can be made to Faith United Methodist Church, 15439 St. Hwy 285, Conneaut Lake, PA 13616 or to the Huber Cemetery Association, 6860 Shilling Road, Meadville, PA. Please sign Edith's online guestbook at hatheway-tedesco.com. Arrangements have been entrusted to Dickson Funeral Home and Crematory, 130 N. Second St. Conneaut Lake, PA 16316, Rocco R. Tedesco III, Supervisor.
Published on September 10, 2017