Edith L. Hillegas, age 75, passed away peacefully on August 17, 2023, surrounded by her loving family. She was born on May 4, 1948, in Cumberland, Maryland, to the late John Snyder Sr. and Anna Snyder (nee. Stoker).
Edith was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and sister. She shared a beautiful life journey with her beloved husband Kenneth Hillegas Jr. Together, they nurtured a loving family and created cherished memories that will forever remain in the hearts of those who knew her.
Edith was a remarkable mother to her children Cheryl Chrosniak (Michael Chrosniak Sr.), Brenda Hillegas (Daniel Brown Sr.), Kimberly Lacey (Alexander Lacey), and Robin Hillegas. Her dedication to her family was evident in every aspect of her life, as she embraced each role with unwavering love and support.
Edith's legacy extended to her role as a grandmother of 10 and a great grandmother of 19. Her warmth and affection brought joy to every generation, creating a strong bond that will continue to thrive in the stories and memories shared by her descendants.
A true embodiment of a free spirit, Edith was known for her happy-go-lucky attitude and her mischievous sense of humor. She had a knack for finding laughter and light in any situation, brightening the lives of those around her. Edith's spirit was infectious, and her ability to bring smiles to faces will be forever cherished.
In addition to her role as a loving family member, Edith was a devoted sister to 12 siblings. She cherished the bonds of family and maintained close relationships that brought immeasurable joy to her life.
Edith L. Hillegas leaves behind a legacy of love, laughter, and unforgettable moments. Her memory will be forever etched in the hearts of her family and friends.
Family and friends are welcome on Friday, August 25, 2023, from 5 to 7 p.m., at Slone & Co. Funeral Directors 13115 Lorain Ave. Cleveland, OH 44111. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery.