A funeral service will be held Tuesday for Ellen E. Priester Eddinger, 1292 Brent Road, Volant. She passed away at 3:30 p.m. Monday, April 17, 2006, in Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh. She was 74.

Mrs. Eddinger was born Jan. 26, 1932, in Madison Township, Clarion County, to George and Cecil Connor Priester.

A domestic engineer, she enjoyed reading and flower gardening.

Mrs. Eddinger was of the Protestant faith.

Her husband, Clyde L. Eddinger, whom she married Oct. 1, 1949, survives at home.

Also surviving are: three daughters, Karen Eddinger, New Castle; Shari Thompson, Volant; and Terri Eddinger, Mercer; two sons, Clyde Eddinger Jr., New Wilmington; and Randy Eddinger, Greenville; two brothers, Melvin and Kenneth Priester; four sisters, Lois Cook, Shirley Jackson, Maxine “Joy” Doucette and Katherine “Jean” Hull; 10 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Mrs. Eddinger was preceded in death by her parents; a granddaughter, Jessica Eddinger; two sisters, Wanda Knight and Wilma Edinger; and four brothers, Raymond Priester, Elmo “Al” Priester, Larry Priester and Richard Priester.


Mrs. Clyde L. (Ellen E. Priester), 74, of 1292 Brent Road, Volant.

Calling hours: 4 to 7 p.m. Monday (4-24-06) in SMITH FUNERAL HOME, Village of Leesburg, 1778 Perry Highway, Springfield Township.

Service: Funeral service at 11 a.m. Tuesday (4-25-06) in the funeral home.

Interment: Crestview Memorial Park, Pine Township.