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Mount Sinai Obituaries and Services » Edna Stearns

Edna Stearns

April 10, 1926 - October 9, 2020

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Simi Valley, California 93063

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WE ARE SADDENED TO ANNOUNCE THE PASSING OF EDNA STEARNS ON OCTOBER 9, 2020 WITH HER BELOVED HUSBAND, JACK BY HER SIDE. PREDECEASED BY HER PARENTS MOLLY AND HYMIE WISEMAN AND HER SISTER ETHEL SCHARFSTEIN, SHE IS SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND OF 72 YEARS, JACK, DAUGHTER PAMELA-BETH (TREY}, DAUGHTER HEATHER-SHAWN,SON GUY-DAVID (CANDICE) AND SON HARTT-JASON (NADA), SISTER RUTH KETTNER AND BROTHER BARRIE WISEMAN (MAUREEN) AND THEIR FAMILIES. SHE IS SURVIVED BY HER EIGHT GRANDCHILDREN: JEREMIAH (STEPHANIE), ADAM (ELLIE), JOSHUA (AMY), ELI, LAUREN (COLIN), D’ARCY(REBECCA), ALEXANDRIA (JULIAN), AND MAX. EDNA WILL ALWAYS BE REMEMBERED AS BOBBY- BOBBY TO HER FIVE GREAT GRANDCHILDREN: JACOB, BENJAMIN, EZRA, ZEV AND SOPHIE. EDNA WAS BORN IN WINNIPEG, MANITOBA, ON APRIL 10, 1926. SHE WAS MARRIED TO JACK STEARNS ON FEBRUARY 15, 1948. THEY LIVED IN WINNIPEG UNTIL 1955 WHEREIN THEY MOVED TO KENORA, ONTARIO. SHE ESTABLISHED WITH JACK A CLOTHING STORE FOR WOMENS, MENS AND CHILDRENS CLOTHING. WHILE IN KENORA, SHE WAS ACTIVE IN VOLUNTEERING IN THE COMMUNITY UNTIL 1965 WHEN THE FAMILY MOVED TO SHERMAN OAKS, CALIFORNIA. THEREAFTER, THE FAMILY MOVED TO SAN PEDRO WHERE THEY ESTABLISHED LEWIS’ WOMENS APPAREL AND CONTINUED WORKING AT THE STORE UNTIL RETIRING. SHE FOUND GREAT FULFILLMENT AND JOY AS AN ACTIVE VOLUNTEER IN TOASTMISTRESS’ AND SOROPTIMIST INTERNATIONAL. SHE ALSO WORKED FOR WEIGHT WATCHERS WHERE SHE MADE MANY DEAR AND LASTING FRIENDSHIPS. A WONDERFUL WIFE, MOTHER, SISTER, HOMEMAKER AND FRIEND, EDNA’S  MOST MEMORABLE QUALITY WAS HER ABSOLUTE DEVOTION TO FAMILY AND THE PEOPLE IN HER LIFE. SHE LOVED MAKING TEDDY BEARS, DOLLS AND BLANKETS FOR HER FAMILY AND FRIENDS. A PRIVATE GRAVESIDE SERVICE WAS HELD AT MOUNT SINAI CEMETERY IN SIMI VALLEY, CALIFORNIA ON OCTOBER 14, 2020.

 

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