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Edith V. Burkholder, 105

FEB. 27, 1907-SEPT. 1, 2012

September 02, 2012

Edith Viola Burkholder, 105, a resident of the Mennonite Home, Maugansville, Md., died at 4:20 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 1, 2012, at the home.

Born Feb. 27, 1907, in Letterkenny Township, Franklin County, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Henry Sollenberger and Mary Good (Horst) Burkholder.

She did housekeeping work and was a member of Paradise Mennonite Church in Hagerstown.

Surviving family are numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by three brothers, Edgar H. Burkholder, Norman H. Burkholder and John Eber Burkholder; and three sisters, Ada Strite Martin, infant Anna Burkholder and Bertha N. Burkholder.

Funeral services will be Wednesday, Sept. 5, at 10 a.m. at Millers Mennonite Church near Leitersburg, Md., with the Paradise Mennonite Church Ministry officiating. Burial will be in the adjoining church cemetery. 

A viewing will be held at Paradise Mennonite Church on Tuesday from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. and one hour before the service Wednesday at Millers Mennonite Church.

The family requests that flowers be omitted.

Arrangements were handled by Harold M. Zimmerman and Son Funeral Home in Greencastle, Pa.

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