Edith J. Rose, 75, of Phillipsburg, passed away, March 21, 2015 with her family at her side in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township, PA.
Born May 8, 1939 in Phillipsburg, she was a daughter of the late Robert C. Hutchison, Sr. and Elizabeth (Baker) Hutchison.
Edith and her husband, Richard, observed their thirty-fourth wedding anniversary November 22, 2014.
Edith formerly worked for Part Containers and the Army and Navy Store, both in Easton, PA; McGinley Mills and Sears, both in Phillipsburg.
She was a member of the Lehigh Valley Yankees Fan Club and was an Iron Pigs fan. She loved spending time with her family and her dog, Cookie; she enjoyed all kinds of shopping. She enjoyed doing ceramics at Aura in Easton, Pa. She also enjoyed team bowling at Warren Lanes in Phillipsburg.
In addition to her husband, Edith is survived by three sons, Richard L. Jr and his wife, Karen, of Harmony Township, NJ, Robert Pierce of Phillipsburg and William Pierce, Jr. of Easton; a daughter, Vanessa Pierce of Phillipsburg, a brother, Gary W. Hutchison of Phillipsburg; three sisters, Gaile M. Snyder and Ruth Ann Jones, both of Tarpon Springs, Florida and Virginia Ringhoff of Pohatcong Township, NJ and many grandchildren. Six brothers, Robert Jr, William, Thomas, James, Paul and Richard and a sister, Dorothy Snyder all died earlier.
Visitation will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Wednesday, in the Noto-Wynkoop Funeral Home, 289 S Main St, Phillipsburg. Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m., Thursday in the funeral home. Burial will be in Northampton Memorial Shrine, Palmer Township, Pa.
Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider the Phillipsburg Emergency Squad, PO Box 215, Phillipsburg, NJ 08865.
Online condolences may be submitted by visiting www.noto-wynkoop.com.