Burial Date 09/21/2009
Compliments of Sherwood Memorial Gardens / Roberts Funeral Home
Edna J. Lance, 82, of Sterling died Thursday, September 17, 2009 at the home of her daughter Melodie in Clinton. She was born May 5, 1927 in East Liverpool, OH to Lawrence D. and Edna R. (Smith) Edwards and lived in the Sterling area since 1946. Edna was a homemaker and attended the Sterling United Methodist Church. Her husband, Charles W. Lance, died on August 15, 1982. A son-in-law, Jeffrey Kinzel, a sister, Anna Mae McAllister and a brother, Charles W. Edwards also died previously. Surviving are her children, Melodie Kinzel of Clinton, Charles "Mike" Lance of Sterling, and Gary "Pete" Lance of Sterling; grandchildren, Yui Lance, Eric (Misty) Lance, Christine (Shawn) Lance, and Sonja (Mark) Herwick; 5 great-grandchildren; a sister, Frances Jean Muscari of East Liverpool. Graveside services will be held on Monday, Sept. 21 at 12 Noon at Sherwood Memorial Gardens in Wooster with Rev. Tami Shoup officiating. Family calling hours will be from 10:00 - 11:15 a.m. on Monday at Gillman Funeral Home, 360 W. Sunset Dr., Rittman. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice of Summa, 444 N. Main St., Akron, OH 44310.
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