EDINBORO â€" James Edward Alward, 83, of Edinboro, died Friday, June 3, 2011, at Edinboro Manor. He was born in Norwalk, Ohio, on April 14, 1928, son of the late Cecil and Edna Long Alward. James had worked as a rural mail carrier for many years. He was a past Master of Oasis Lodge 416, a thirty three degree Mason, a Noble of the Scottish Rite, and a former active member at Edinboro Volunteer Fire Department. He was preceded in death by three brothers, Russell, Marvin, and Thomas Alward; and his two sisters, Irene Biby and Shirley Lewis. Survivors include his beloved wife of 61 years, Zola Hills Alward of Edinboro; two sons, Kenneth L. Alward of Edinboro, and Richard C. Alward of Erie; two brothers, Charles Alward and his wife, Pat, of Cambridge Springs; and John Alward and his wife, Wanda, of Edinboro; and four sisters, Marjorie Tau and her husband, Frank, of Ariz., Lois Richardson and her husband, Darrel, of Mont., Carol Perlman and her husband, Marc, of Ariz., and Beatrice Cole and her husband, Ray, of Mill Village. Friends may call at the Glunt Funeral Home, 210 Erie Street, Edinboro, on Tuesday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. A service will be held there on Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. Burial will be in Erie County Memorial Gardens. Memorials may be made to Edinboro Fire Department, 125 Meadville Street, Edinboro, PA 16412. To send condolences please visit www.gluntfuneralhome.com.
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Glunt Funeral Home
210 Erie Street Edinboro, PA 16412
Published in the Erie Times-News on June 6, 2011