Corbin A. Edmiston

McCLURE – Corbin A. Edmiston, 91, of North Prince Street, Shippensburg, and formerly of East Kline Ally, McClure, passed away at 9:50 p.m. Tuesday, May 7, 2013, at Chambersburg Hospital.

He was born on Oct. 9, 1921, in Burnham, a son of the late William T. and Mary (Bridgens) Edmiston. In 1942, Corbin married Arla M. (Kline) Edmiston, who preceded him in death on Oct. 24, 1999.

Mr. Edmiston attended McClure area schools.

After school, he served in the Army during World War II, from 1942 to 1945.

Corbin was previously employed at Arrow Shirt Company, Lewistown, where he worked doing product design.

Mr. Edmiston was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in McClure.

He was also a member of the Middleburg Lodge 619 Free and Accepted Masons.

Corbin is survived by: one son, Donald E. Edmiston, of Fayetteville; five sisters, Fay Goss, of McClure, Betty Mattern, of Beavertown, Dora Rigel, of Beaver Springs, Evelyn Brinninger, of Reedsville, and Mary Moore, of Eatonton, Ga.; one grandson, Marc A. Edmiston, of Harrisburg; and one great-grandson, Andrew C. Edmiston, of Harrisburg.

Friends and family will be received from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, at Trinity Lutheran Church in McClure, where the funeral will be held at 11 a.m., with the Rev. Lisa Schuster officiating.

Burial with military honors accorded by the Midwest Veterans council will be held at Black Oak Ridge Cemetery in McClure.

Arrangements are by the Pheasant Funeral Home, 316 W. Market St., Beavertown.

In lieu of flower contributions in Corbin’s memory may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church, 6 W. Specht St., McClure, PA 17841, or to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.