EDWARD H. PURVIN, of Wilkes-Barre, died Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at Hospice Community Care Inpatient Unit, Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre. Born July 13, 1932 to the late Edward and Alberta Purvin, he attended Ashley schools and worked in coal mines at the Loomis and Huber collieries. He was employed for more than 20 years with Ashley Borough. Preceding him in death were his wife, the former Rose Garris, June 29, 2006. Surviving are sisters, Dolores McDonald, of Wilkes-Barre, Raughline Elmy and husband, Henry, Sugar Notch, and Janice Klimczak and husband, John, Virginia; brother, Gerald and wife, Linda, Maryland; several nieces and nephews.
Private funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are by Jendrzejewski Funeral Home, Wilkes-Barre.