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Edna J. KoughEdna J. (Shaffer) Kough, 94, of Elderton, PA, passed away Wednesday, March 4, 2020 at Grey's Colonial Acres.
She was born June 20, 1925 in Plumcreek Twp., Armstrong Co., PA, to Christopher and Zula (Smeltzer) Shaffer.
Edna was a member of Apollo Faith Chapel and in her free time enjoyed gardening, craftwork and reading. Throughout her life, she worked at Joseph F. Finch, Schenley Distillery, the snack bar at the G.C. Murphy Company in Kittanning and Isaly's in Meadville, PA as a cook. Edna then did adult home care for the Area Agency on Aging and later was self employed as an individual adult home care assistant.
She will be remembered with love by her sons, Christopher G. Kough and wife, Anna, of Indiana, PA, Dennis Kough and wife, Karen, of Elderton, and Richard Kough, of SC; daughters, Ruth Cole and husband, Frank, of Beaver Falls and Mary Ann Evans of Florida; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; sister, Marjorie Bonnett of Pittsfield, Pa. and a sister-in-law, Deb Shaffer of Elderton.
Edna was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, George H. Kough, who passed away on Mar. 7, 2019; sons, Robert Kough and Donald Kough; daughter, Freda Smith; brothers, Neal, Harold and Nesbit Shaffer; sisters, Rose Cunningham, Ellen Catalina and Mary Cunningham; and infant brother, Todd Shaffer.
The family will receive friends from 9 - 11 a.m. and from 1 p.m. until time of services at 3 p.m. on Saturday, March 7, 2020 at Clark Chapel of the Bauer Funeral Home, Inc., 238 South Main Street, Elderton, Pa. with Pastor Richard Motzing officiating.
Interment will be in Elderton Cemetery, Elderton, PA.
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