RIXFORD, Pa. - Edna M. Dubetsky, 83, passed away Tuesday (Feb. 12, 2013) in her home following a long illness.
Born Sept. 13, 1929, in Buffalo, N.Y., she was a daughter of Louis R. and Mary C. Bourne Blair. She married Eugene A. Dubetsky, who passed away Jan. 6, 1972.
Edna was a 1947 graduate of Otto High School. She had resided in Rixford since 1956.
Mrs. Dubetsky was employed from 1961 to 1987 at Corning Glass in Bradford, which later became Dale Electronics, until her retirement in 1994.
She was a member of the Smethport Senior Center and the AARP.
She enjoyed doing crafts.
Surviving are two sons, Lester (Glenda) Dubetsky of Lincolnton, N.C., and Anthony (Brenda) Dubetsky of Rixford; five daughters, Maria Fairfield of Cherryville, N.C., Katherine (Herman) Fischer of Lincolnton, Regina (John) Ash of Marshburg, Barbara (Phillip) Moyer of Lincolnton and Rita (Bruce) Russell of Bradford; 19 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; a twin brother, Earl Blair of Spring, Texas; and two sisters, Sally Haas of Bradford and Mary Lou Babb of Limestone, N.Y. Also surviving is a son-in-law, Lanny Holly of Rixford.
In addition to her husband she was preceded in death by a daughter, Carol Holly; and a brother, John Blair.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today at the Frame Funeral Home in Eldred, where funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday (Feb. 15, 2013) with the Rev. Gary Sheesley officiating. Burial will follow in the St. Raphael's Cemetery, Eldred.
Memorial contributions may be made to a
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