Edith “Edie” Davis

Edith “Edie” Davis, West Scranton, died Monday in the Regional Hospital of Scranton after a brief illness.

Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Palmer and Elizabeth Clark Davis.   She was a graduate of West Scranton High School and prior to her retirement she was employed as an office clerk at the former Dairy Lee Dairy.  Edie was a devoted member of the United Baptist Church, West Scranton where she was a lifetime deaconess, and was very active in many of the churches activities including it’s welsh cookie sales and the angel tree at Christmas.  She lived for her church and will be dearly missed by her family and many friends.

Surviving are a brother Ronald E. Davis and his wife Lois of West Scranton; a sister in law Dorothy Davis of West Scranton; many nieces and nephews; great nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by brothers Kenneth, Earl and Elmer Davis and a sister Dorothy Peller.

Funeral services will be held Thursday at 10am in the Vanston and James Funeral Home 1401 Ash St. Scranton with services by Rev. Earl O. Cassel.

Friends may call Wednesday from 4-7pm.

Interment, Chase Cemetery, Fleetville.

Memorial contributions may be made to the United Baptist Church 213 S. Main Ave. Scranton 18504.

For directions, to share a memory or to leave your condolences for the family please visit www.vanstonandjames.com.

Arrangements have been entrusted to and are under the care and direction of Robert C. Jones, funeral director.



  1. Donna Fessenden

    Sending our love and prayers to all the family. Aunt Edie was a sweet ,loving person and when you were in her presence there was sure to be smiles and laughter. Prayerfully Donna Fessenden

  2. Miranda Phillips

    Our thoughts and prayers are with the family at this time. Edie was a kind hearted person and will be truly missed. Love, The Phillips and Nash Family.

  3. Suzy Decker

    My thoughts and prayers to the family in your loss of such a great lady. I had many many years of having a great friend . We did many things in the church together and went to breakfast and dinner sharing many good laughs. I will deeply missed her . REST IN PEACE MY DEAR FRIEND EDIE

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