CANFIELD, Ohio – Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, October 30, 2017 at Lane Family Funeral Homes, 5797 Mahoning Avenue, Austintown Chapel for Edna Louise Seaman, 90, of Canfield who died Friday afternoon, October 27, 2017 at her residence.
Edna was born July 20, 1927 in Canfield, a daughter of the late Howard and Esther (Gillner) Wehr and was a lifelong area resident.
She graduated from Fitch High School and was a homemaker.
Edna was a member of Ellsworth Community Church and a former member of Canfield Christian Church where she was a deacon and a member of the Christian Women’s Fellowship.
She was former leader for the Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts and also a former member of the Canfield Ruritan Club.
She and her husband had taken in and cared for many different individuals, including family and friends.
Edna leaves her husband of over 70 years, Richard L. Seaman, whom she married July 19, 1947; two daughters, Linda (Phil) Astorino of Boardman and Deborah Gail Seaman of Youngstown and one son, Richard L. (Charlotte) Seaman of Berlin Center; a niece, Jill Rymal Reed, whom the Seamans raised after the death of her mother; five grandchildren, Tara (John) Reed, Carey Rose, Richard L. Seaman III, Joshua Miles and Chelsea Miles and five great-grandchildren, Caitlin Mariah Rose, Christopher Rose, Andrew Seaman, Daniel Seaman and Emily Reed. She also leaves many special nieces and nephews.
Besides her parents, Edna was preceded in death by three sisters, Doris Rymal, Marion Campbell and Anna Moracco and one brother, Harold Wehr.
Friends may call on Monday, October 30 from 12:00 Noon until the time of the service at Lane Funeral Home, Austintown.
The family requests material tributes take the form of contributions to Hospice of the Valley, 5190 Market Street, Boardman, Ohio 44512.
Family and friends may send condolences at www.lanefuneralhomes.com.