The Star Beacon; Ashtabula, Ohio

November 24, 2012

Edith R. Jordan


Star Beacon

ASHTABULA — Edith R. (Bisesto) Jordan, age 89, passed away Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012, at Country Club Retirement Center from natural causes.

She was born August 6, 1923, in Ashtabula, the daughter of Tony and Utilia (DiMaio) Bisesto and had been a lifelong Ashtabula resident.

Edie retired from Kent State University, Ashtabula Campus, where she had been employed for more than 20 years. She enjoyed being with family and friends, playing card games and especially bingo.

Edie is survived by her two sons, Denny (Terrilynne) Jordan of Ashtabula and Carney (Mindy) Jordan of Opp, Ala.; grandchildren, Jennifer (Tim) Layman of Ashtabula, Jacqueline Pierce of Long Beach, Calif., Jennifer Jordan of Florida and Keli Jordan of Alabama; and a great-grandson, Jarred “Ironman” Layman of Ashtabula.

She was preceded in death by her parents and 15 brothers and sisters.

No calling hours will be observed.

A Service will be held 1:30 p.m., TODAY, Nov. 24th, at St. Joseph Cemetery Chapel, Carpenter Road, Ashtabula. Deacon Rich Johnson, of Our Lady of Peace Parish, will preside. Burial will follow.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Hospice of the Western Reserve, 1166 Lake Avenue, Ashtabula, Ohio 44004. ZABACK-WILLIAMS-DUCRO FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION SERVICE, 500 W. Prospect Road, Ashtabula is in charge of arrangements.

Obituary at www.ducro.com and starbeacon.com.