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Joseph Raymond "Popcorn" Edmunds

Death 27 Aug 2009 (aged 67)
Burial Shamokin, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, USA
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Joseph Raymond "Popcorn" Edmunds

Joseph Raymond "Popcorn" Edmunds, 67, of 170 E. Dewart St., died at 5:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 27, 2009, at the Shamokin Area Community Hospital, where had had been a patient for a week and a half.

Born in Shamokin Hospital on Aug. 19, 1942, to Joseph H. and Catherine (Murphy) Edmunds; he was a lifelong resident of Shamokin.

He worked for the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation and on the Faust Sandwich Truck, and last for Northumberland County Transportation.

Joe was involved with the area fire service as a member of many fire companies. He was an active member of the Rescue Fire Company, serving as chief driver and fire chief. Other companies he belonged to were the Independence and West End fire companies. He was a member of the Six-County Fireman's Association serving as president for the 1991-1992 year. He was also a member of the Pastime Club.

Joe is survived by two aunts, Rita Clark of Harrisburg and Phyllis Murphy of Coal Township.

He was preceded in death by one sister Joan Morgan.

Visitors may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the Farrow Funeral Home, Shamokin.

The funeral will be conducted at 1 p.m. Monday at the funeral home with Deacon Robert Mack presiding.

Burial will be in Odd Fellows Cemetery, Shamokin.

Published in The Daily Item on 8/29/2009




  • Created by: Rich Fedoush
  • Added: 8 Mar 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 49443462
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Joseph Raymond "Popcorn" Edmunds (19 Aug 1942–27 Aug 2009), Find A Grave Memorial no. 49443462, citing Odd Fellows Cemetery, Shamokin, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Rich Fedoush (contributor 46805205) .