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Edna May (Knuth)
Niven

June 30, 1930 – October 20, 2018

Edna May (Knuth) Niven
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Edna May (Knuth) Niven, 88 of Beech Bottom, WV, passed away on Saturday, October 20, 2018 at the Continuous Care Center, Wheeling, WV.

Edna was born on June 30, 1930 in Wheeling, WV. She was the daughter of the late William F. and Rose (Gross) Knuth.

Edna was a member of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, Wellsburg, WV and the former Holy Family Catholic Mission, Beech Bottom, where she was the organist, member of Holy Rosary and took communion to shut-ins. In addition to the Catholic Church, she was a member of the Eastern Star Chapter 23, Wellsburg, WV, Lions Club, AARP, and formerly the Women's Auxiliary of the Beech Bottom Volunteer Fire Department. Edna loved to crochet afghans and spending time with her dear friend Rose Scherich.

In addition to her parents, Edna was preceded in death by her husband, John R. Niven Sr., four siblings, Carolyn Montgomery, William, Edward Knuth and Gracie Holpp and special friend, Sherman Frankhouser.

Edna is survived by her six children, Judy (David) Ambrose of Weirton, WV, Barbara (Dennis) Koegel of Chester, MD, John R. (Cynthia) Niven Jr. of Beech Bottom, WV, Paula (Ed) Kennedy of Palmdale, CA, Sherry (Keith) Peklinsky of Valley Grove, WV, and Pamela (Robert) Petrush of Bayonne, NJ, 13 Grandchildren, Eric (Jennifer), Heather, Brooks (Allie), Stephanie, Adrienne, Shane, Shawn, Alison, Ashley, Andrew (Jennifer), Ryan (Jackie), Brandy and Christopher, nine great grandchildren, Kaitlyn, Megan, Alanna, Makaiya, Taylor, Braiden, Owen, Gracie, and Bentley, a sister, Darlene (Rick) Bickmier of Rush Run, OH, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will be received on Tuesday, October 23, 2018 from 2:00-4:00 and 6:00-8:00 PM with an Eastern Star Service at 6:30 PM at Chambers Funeral Home, Wellsburg, WV (304)737-3551, where funeral will commence on Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at 9:30 AM.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 on Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at 10:00 AM at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, Wellsburg, WV with Father Daniel Pisano, presiding.

Interment will follow at Highland Hills Memorial Gardens, Follansbee, WV.

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First Visitation

When Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Location
Chambers Funeral Home
Address
1030 Main Street
Wellsburg, WV 26070
Location Information
Travel Route 2 south to Wellsburg after the Dairy Queen, make right, travel two blocks and on the left you will find the parking lot. Handicap entrance located in the rear of the parking lot. Travel Route 2 north to Wellsburg after the Main Street Bank, make a left hand turn, travel two blocks and on the left you will find the parking lot. The Handicap entrance located in the rear of the parking lot.

Second Visitation

When Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location
Chambers Funeral Home
Address
1030 Main Street
Wellsburg, WV 26070
Location Information
Travel Route 2 south to Wellsburg after the Dairy Queen, make right, travel two blocks and on the left you will find the parking lot. Handicap entrance located in the rear of the parking lot. Travel Route 2 north to Wellsburg after the Main Street Bank, make a left hand turn, travel two blocks and on the left you will find the parking lot. The Handicap entrance located in the rear of the parking lot.

Third Visitation

When Wednesday, October 24th, 2018 9:00am - 9:30am
Location
Chambers Funeral Home
Address
1030 Main Street
Wellsburg, WV 26070
Location Information
Travel Route 2 south to Wellsburg after the Dairy Queen, make right, travel two blocks and on the left you will find the parking lot. Handicap entrance located in the rear of the parking lot. Travel Route 2 north to Wellsburg after the Main Street Bank, make a left hand turn, travel two blocks and on the left you will find the parking lot. The Handicap entrance located in the rear of the parking lot.

Service Information

When
Wednesday, October 24th, 2018 10:00am
Officiating
Father Dan Pisano
Location
St. John the Evangelist Church
Address
1300 Charlest Street
Wellsburg, WV 26070

Interment Information

Location
Highland Hills Memorial Garden
Address
Archer Heights Road
Follansbee, WV 26037

Affiliations


  • AARP

  • Crucifix

  • Eastern Star

  • Lion's Club

  • Music Notes