Edna Mae (nee Grant) Tryens, age 90 of Media passed away on December 21, 2019. She was preceded in death by her late husband Norris in November of 2000. Born in Chester, PA Edna was the daughter of the late G. Lofton Grant and Rosa A. (Thomas) Grant.
Edna is survived by her son Christopher and his wife Denise (Mellon) of Media, PA. She is also survived by her grandson; Christopher Tryens, granddaughter; Carly (husband Christopher Bollman) Tryens , and grandson; Stephen Tryens. She is also survived by sisters: Vera M. Truett (late Paul), Eileen G. (Domenic) Pascale, Ruth Andes (late Clemens), many nieces and nephews.
In addition to her husband, Edna was also preceded in death by her infant brother George, son Stephen in 2004, and her brother; Cameron S. (Eleanor) Grant, sisters: H. Marie Nagel, (Elmer) Dorothy G. Sidner, and (John) Jean G. Colby.
Edna was born and raised in Chester, PA.. She graduated from Chester High School and later received her bachelors of science in Social Work from Our Lady of Angels (now Neumann University), class of 1979. She worked for many years in the Crozer Health System at the Silberman Adult Day Center. She was a member of Lima Methodist Church.
Relatives and friends are invited to celebrate Edna’s Life on Saturday, January 18, 2019 at 11:00 AM at Lima Methodist Church, 209 N. New Middletown Road, Media, PA 19063. Family and friends will be received in church from 9:30-11:00 AM prior to the service in church. Memorial contributions may be in Edna’s name to “Lima Church” at the address above.
Arrangements by Neeld Family Funeral Care.