Luella "Theda" (Edwards) Goss, 93, of Commodore, PA died Friday, August 9, 2013 at Live Well Country Estate Personal Care Home in Hillsdale, PA.
The daughter of Murray D. and Dora B. (Brown) Edwards, she was born on January 7, 1920 in Green Twp., Indiana County, PA.
Theda loved the Lord. She was a member of the Shiloh Baptist Church in Decker’s Point, PA and had attended the Purchase Line United Methodist Church.
She enjoyed singing in the Edwards Trio with her two sisters and being a member of the Hillsdale Women’s Quartet.
Theda taught Sunday School for a number of years and one of her favorite pastimes was playing the piano.
She had worked on the family farm located in Green Township for all of her life.
Theda was known for her homemade cookies and her innate talent for baking.
She enjoyed being in the outdoors, she was especially fond going fishing and mowing the lawn. For years she assisted in the mowing of the Rowley Cemetery.
Theda thoroughly loved spending time with her family and she especially loved being involved in the lives of her four grandchildren.
She married her late husband, Doyle "Eugene" Goss, on July 10, 1948 and they shared fifty-seven years of marriage together until his death on May 17, 2006.
A loving mother and grandmother, she is survived by her two daughters, Eugenia Goss Frampton and husband Charles of Newberry, FL and Cynthia Goss Britton and husband Mark of Commodore, PA and her four grandchildren: Bethany Frampton; Sarah Frampton; Markie Britton and Trevor Britton.
Theda was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Gene; her infant son in October 1951; her two sisters: V. Gladys Brilhart and her husband LeRoy and N. Cathern McKee and her husband Ernest and their daughter, Dora McKee and her brother, James G. Edwards and wife Marjorie and their daughter, Melissa Edwards.
Family and friends will be received from 7-9:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 14, 2013 at the Rairigh Funeral Home, Ltd. in Hillsdale, PA, where a 1:30 p.m. funeral service will be held on Thursday, August 15, 2013 with Pastor Paul Price officiating. Interment will follow at the Rowley Cemetery in Hillsdale, PA.
Memorial contributions may be forwarded to the Live Well Country Estate Personal Care Home, 167 Mountain View Dr., Hillsdale, PA 15746