Edna M. Lovegrove, age 97, passed away peacefully on October 17, 2022. She was born at Father Bakers, in Lackawanna. She was one of the only girls there. She was 7 years old when she was adopted by Orren & Irene (Balling) Lovegrove. She remembered sitting on the lap of Father Baker as he presented her with a new pair of shoes to celebrate her adoption. She attended Stella Niagara Boarding School. Edna worked for Erie County for 35 years. She often traveled and saw the pope twice in her life. She was a member of the Women's Democratic Committee of Tonawanda, Catholic Daughters, volunteered at local hospitals, and was a life long member of St. Francis of Assisi R. C. Parish in Tonawanda.
Beloved cousin to Michele nee Lovegrove (Andres) Huerta, Timothy (Patricia) O'Connor, Suzanne (Peter) Armenia, and the late Patricia (Albert) Evans. Survived by many other loving cousins. Dear friend to Carol Caputi, Ilona Lyons, and the late Dorothy Nucci.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Francis of Assisi Chapel, located at 73 Adam Street in Tonawanda , on Saturday October 22 beginning at 10am. Entombment at Mount Olivet Cemetery. In lieu of flowers please make memorial donations to OLV Charities Father Bakers
OLV Charities Father Bakers
780 Ridge Road, Lackawanna NY 14218