Edith “Edie” M. (Howell) Hanlon, age 101, formerly of Littlestown, died Sunday morning, May 12, 2019, at Genesis Healthcare Gettysburg.
Born Dec. 22, 1917, in Boston, Massachusetts, she was the daughter of the late Frederick and Margaret (Spark) Howell of Boston, Mass. Edie was the wife of Beaven F. Hanlon who died in 1995.
In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by one brother, John Howell.
Edie and Beaven moved to Littlestown in 1948. Beaven was employed by Cambridge Rubber Co. Edie worked as a secretary for various businesses.
Surviving are two sons, Paul F. Hanlon and wife Diane of Littlestown, and John B. Hanlon and wife Patricia of Spring Grove; one grandson Paul Eric Hanlon; two great-granddaughters, Olivia M. Hanlon and Hannah K. Hanlon; and two step-great-grandsons, Zachary Stremmel and Tyler Romesburg.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday May 15, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Little’s Funeral Home, 34 Maple Ave., Littlestown. Burial services will be private at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, Edie requested donations be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Dept. Promise, P.O. Box 3704, Memphis, TN 38173-9984; or Bart’s Centenary United Methodist Church (BCUMC), 50 E. King St., Littlestown, PA 17340.
Online condolences may be shared at www.littlesfh.com.