Edith M. Katchmark McQuillis, 78, of Newell, passed away Friday, March 12, 2021 at her home surrounded by her loving family. Born February 15, 1943 in Pricedale, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Teresa Popovich Katchmark. A resident of Newell for the past 35 years, Edith was a retired retail store manager for Abby's Hallmark, Tri-County Plaza, worked in Jewelry department at the former Kmart and recently worked as a clerk at Gene & Boots Candy, Perryopolis. She enjoyed traveling to the Amish Country especially Lancaster, PA, and most of all working and talking with people.
She is survived by her husband Dale R. McQuillis to whom she was married 60 years; daughter & son in law Tina & Robert Staley; three sons & daughters in law Dale & Dorothy McQuillis, Richard & Kathy McQuillis, Timothy & Jean McQuillis; sister Pearl Snyder of Belle Vernon; seven grandchildren Bobby Staley, Dale & Alyssa A. McQuillis, Kellie & Derrick Breegle, Timothy & Jessica McQuillis, Joshua McQuillis, Shayne McQuillis, Ian McQuillis; six great grandchildren Allen McQuillis, Albert McQuillis, Mason McQuillis, Donnie Breegle, Lilly Breegle, Leo Breegle and Riley McQuillis (coming soon in May). She is preceded in death by a Brother Robert Katchmark; five sisters Pauline Cummins, Katherine Hamilton, Dorothy Hathaway, Betty Ambler and Mary Anne Ercegovich.
Visitation will be held Monday from 2-4 & 6-8 PM at the Parzynski Funeral Home & Cremations LLC, Family Owned and Operated, 626 Broad Avenue, Belle Vernon 724-929-6183. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at the Parzynski Funeral Home & Cremations LLC at 10:00 AM. Interment will take place in Belle Vernon Cemetery. In accordance with state mandates masks MUST be worn and social distancing must be maintained.
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