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Edith J. Biscoe

January 24, 2024

Edith Biscoe Obituary

Edith Joyce "Dee" (Thomas) Biscoe, 85, of Mahanoy City passed away on January 24, 2024 surrounded by her family.  Edith was born April 28, 1938 to the late Irene (Parfitt) Brown and was raised by her mother and grandparents the late Isaac and Mary Parfitt.  Edith grew up in Gilberton and attended Gilberton High School.  After graduation
Edith went on to become a nursing assistant and worked at numerous nursing homes throughout her career as well as Mr. Hanger factory.  She moved to Bernville and also worked at Palmer candy.  Dee was a member of the Gilberton United Methodist Church for more than 70 years. She was always one for a good time and truly saw the best in everyone.  She loved doing crossword puzzles, dancing, making people laugh and spending time with her family and friends.  Dee was the loving mother of 10 and is survived by her children Marbeth "Betsy" Biscoe, Schuylkill Haven, Stephen (Michelle) Biscoe, Mahanoy City, Ida Mae Biscoe, Mahanoy City, Joseph (Mary) Biscoe, Barnesville, Ann Marie (Gary) Schaeffer, New Tripoli, Helen (Terry) Boyle, Scranton, and Julia (William) Fazio, Gilberton.   Gram, Mammam or GG as she was lovingly called is survived by her 25 grandchildren, 40 great-grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren due this year as well as many cousins, nieces and nephews. In addition to her mother and grandparents, Mrs. Biscoe is preceded in death by her husband Joseph, daughter Lillian (Biscoe) Uber, son Charles Biscoe, daughter Mary Lou (William) Hannon, granddaughter Ashley Uber and sisters Laverne Hicks and Mary Deninger.  Relatives and friends are invited to her funeral to be held Saturday at 2 PM from the Gilberton United Methodist Church.  A visitation will begin at 12:30 PM.  Contributions in her name to the church C/O 29 Main St., Gilberton, PA  17934 would be appreciated by the family.  David D. Jarrett Funeral Home of Mahanoy City is in charge of arrangements.  Please visit www.jarrettfuneralhome.com.

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
February 3, 2024

12:30 PM to 2:00 PM
Gilberton Methodist Church
29 Main Street
Gilberton, PA 17934

Funeral Service
Saturday
February 3, 2024

2:00 PM
Gilberton Methodist Church
29 Main Street
Gilberton, PA 17934

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