Edna ‘Eddie’ Pitstick
- Published: March 6, 2014
Edna “Eddie” Pitstick, of Yellow Springs, passed away peacefully on Saturday, March 1, at Friends Care Center. She was 85.
Edna was born on April 19, 1928, to the late Louis and Edna Hieb in Dayton, Ohio.
In addition to her parents, Edna is preceded in death by her loving husband, Eugene “Gene” Pitstick; brothers Robert, Raymond, Carl and Louis Hieb Jr.; sisters Ann Moore, Margaret and Marie Hieb; and by her beloved grandson, Austin Pitstick. She leaves behind to cherish her memory her children, Gene (Barbara) Pitstick, Jeff (Diane) Pitstick, Maggie (Terry) Lee, Sarah (Richard) Adkins, Nick (Natalie) Pitstick and Matt (Jodi) Pitstick; grandchildren Mark, Brian (Kristen), Lisa (Pete), Laura (Quincy), Cassandra (Mike), Katelyn, James (Carol), Adam (Michelle), Christina, Mike (Bridget), Suzy (Brandon), Nick Jr. (Ellen), Angela (Adam), Ben (Tara), Stephanie, Cody, Grace and Luke-Eli; and 17 great-grandchildren.
Edna grew up in Dayton and graduated from Julienne High School. Two weeks after graduation, she married her beloved Gene, and they were together 63 years until he passed in 2009. Edna was a dedicated wife, mother and grandmother and worked hard on the family farm. She was a member of St. Paul Catholic Church. A visitation will be held on Thursday, March 6, at Jackson Lytle and Lewis Funeral Home in Yellow Springs, 4–7 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow on Friday, March 7, at 10 a.m., at St. Paul Catholic Church, with Father Anthony Geraci officiating. Burial will follow at St. Paul Catholic Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made in Edna’s name to Sisters of St. Francis, P.O. Box 100 Oldenburg, IN 47036. Condolences may be made to the family by visiting www.jacksonlytle.com.