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Edna Pearl Goff Foltz
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Birth: Nov. 16, 1900
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Death: Dec. 21, 1977
Saint Petersburg
Pinellas County
Florida, USA

Edna Goff Foltz was born November 16, 1900, in Evanston, Illinois, daughter of the Rev. Roy Goff and Rachel Whitehead Goff. She grew up in the Pittsburgh area where her father served various Lutheran congregations. While attending Susquehanna University in Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania, she met Lewis F. Foltz whom she married June 6, 1925, at Aspinwall, Pennsylvania, the same year Lewis Foltz was ordained into the Lutheran ministry. She shared her husband's ministry for over fifty years, serving at various times as organist, choir conductor, church school teacher and women's leader. She served as President of the Women's Missionary Society of the former Allegheny Synod, United Lutheran Church in America. She taught piano for many years, and earlier, taught high school Latin. For seventeen years, she was organist at Veteran's Hospital in Philadelphia.

Edna Foltz passed from this side of life on December 21, 1977, at the age of seventy-seven years, one month, and five days. She leaves to mourn, her husband, Lewis; a son, Roy (Ruth) Foltz; two daughters, Susan (Mrs. Ralph) Tietbohl and Jane (Mrs. Harry) Strunk; twelve grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; four sisters, and numerous other relatives and friends. 
Family links: 
  Walter Roy Goff (1877 - 1953)
  Lewis Franklin Foltz (1898 - 1980)*
  Nora Marie Goff Manley (1899 - 1982)*
  Edna Pearl Goff Foltz (1900 - 1977)
  Dorothy Katherine Goff (1907 - 1993)*
  Ruth Davidson Goff Nicodemus (1909 - 1992)*
*Calculated relationship
Philadelphia National Cemetery
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: R, 6
Maintained by: Gerald "Jerry" Hobson
Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Offi...
Record added: Mar 03, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 2541522
Edna Pearl <i>Goff</i> Foltz
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Edna Pearl <i>Goff</i> Foltz
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