Edward L. Schriver, 79, of Parks Township, passed away on Wednesday, September 2, 2020 in his residence.
A son of the late John Edward Schriver and Mary Jane (Klingensmith) Smith-Schriver, he was born on July 11, 1941 in Gilpin Township, PA.
Edward was a 1959 graduate of Leechburg Area High School and earned a degree from Allegheny Electronic Institute of Pittsburgh. He was a U.S. Navy veteran having served during the Vietnam War. For over 20 years, he worked as a computer processor for Vitro Lab in Silver Springs, Maryland (a private employer for government contracts) until his retirement in 1989. He was of the Lutheran faith and a member of the Leechburg Historical Society and Disabled American Veterans (DAV). Edward enjoyed photography, solving crossword puzzles, spending time with his family, and genealogy (especially researching his own family history).
Survivors include his wife of 54 years, Susanna E. (Visley) Schriver of Parks Township; a son, Jeff L. Schriver of Natrona Heights; a daughter, Dianna C. Scott (Thomas) of Gilpin Township; grandchildren, Raymond Edward Schriver, Dakota Thomas Scott, Jacqulyn Marie Scott; soon-to-be great-granddaughter, Serenity Rose; brothers, Harry Smith (Jean) of Leechburg, James A. Schriver (Kay) of Lower Burrell; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was also an adopted father to many.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers, Robert and Wilbert Smith; and sisters-in-law, Olga and Edith Smith.
Friends will be welcomed by his family on Tuesday, September 8, 2020 from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at Clawson Funeral & Cremation Center, 170 Main Street, Leechburg (724-842-1051). All visitors are asked to respectfully follow current state guidelines concerning pandemic measures of required face coverings, social distancing and gathering restrictions.
Funeral and committal services will be held graveside at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 9, at Greenwood Memorial Park, 104 Melwood Road, Lower Burrell, with Pastor David Wood officiating. Interment will follow.
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