Edmund J. Podeszwa, 88, of Grant Street, McMechen, died Wednesday, March 7, 2001 at Reynolds Memorial Hospital in Glen Dale.
Edmund was born January 22, 1913 in Wheeling, son of the late Joseph and Tillie Garych Podeszwa. He was a retired employee of the WV Department of Highways, and was a member of St. James Catholic Church in McMechen.
In addition to his parents, he was preceeded in death by six brothers, William, Eggie, Joseph, Edward, Matthew, and Frankie Podeszwa; and two sisters, Stella Didomenico and Rose Bucon.
Surviving are his wife, Mary A. Heffner Podeszwa; two sons, Edmund ”Jack” Podeszwa Jr. and his wife Christine of Athens, GA; and Thomas M. Podeszwa of Glen Dale, WV; two sisters, Virginia Bucon and her husband Chester of St. Clairsville, OH, and Cecelia Ciripompa and her husband Herman of Wheeling; two grandsons, Michael Podeszwa of Columbus, OH, and David Podeszwa of Wintersville, OH; and several nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received Saturday March 10, 2001 from 9:30 to 10:45 am at Altmeyer Funeral Home, 214 Marshall Street, McMechen. Funeral Liturgy with Mass will be celebrated Saturday at 11:00 am at St. James Catholic Church, McMechen, with the Rev. Gervase Cain T.O.R. as celebrant. Interment will be at McMechen Cemetery.