Edna Mae L. Vest

Staff Writer
Beaver County Times

Edna Mae L. Vest, 96, of Sarasota, Florida, formerly of Aliquippa, died April 17, 2009, at her home at Beneva Park Club in Sarasota.

A memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. on Thursday, May 7, 2009, at the Mount Carmel Presbyterian Church in Aliquippa.

Survivors include a son, Dennis and his wife, April, of Sarasota; granddaughter, Melanie Naugle, her husband, Tom, and great-granddaughter, Betsy and Kate of Moon Township, Pa., and granddaughter, Cheryl Freda, her husband, Frank, and great-grandchildren, Matthew, Rachel and Jacob of Wexford, Pa.

She was born February 12, 1913, in Woodlawn, Pa., and was married to Harold Vest (deceased) for 68 years. She served as president of the Aliquippa Hospital Auxiliary and, as a noted artist, taught painting techniques to numerous students in Aliquippa and Sarasota.

Contributions, in lieu of flowers, in her memory can be made to The Vest Book Fund, Development Office, Alderson-Broaddus College, 101 College Hill Drive, Philippi, WV 26416.