Edna M. Hering, of Arkport

HORNELL-Edna M. Hering, 71, of 740 North Almond Valley Rd, Arkport, NY formerly of 5 Oak Hill Road, Arkport, died at her home following a long illness.

Born in Sherman, WV on June 30, 1944, she was the daughter of Jasper & Sylvia (Anderson) Bennett.

At the age of seven, Edna moved to Kendall, NY where she attended school. She resided in Waterport, NY for most of her adult life where employed as a custodian at Albion Central School and also drove school bus for the Albion School District. She has resided in Hornell since 2009.

Edna enjoyed fishing, gardening, needlepoint, playing banjo and traveling, especially to the 1000 Islands.

She was married to Harry Hering who died in 1973 at the age of 29. She was also preceded in death by 4 brothers, Elmer Bennett, Jasper “Junior” Bennett, Raymond Bennett and Charles Bennett; 3 sisters, Ruth Ann Smith, Mildred Marie Miller and Genevieve Baker; and her long time companion, Arthur Russell Williams.

Surviving are her children, Kenneth (Lynette) Hering of Albion, Edward Hering of Albion and Sherry Ann (Rick Flurschutz) Hering of Arkport; 1 sister, Wilda Fay (Andrew) Moyer of Kendall; 5 grandchildren; several nieces & nephews.

At Edna’s request there will be no calling hours. Private services will be held at the convenience of the family.

Funeral arrangements are in care of the Dagon Funeral Home, 38 Church St., Hornell, NY.

Edna’s family request that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in her name be made to American Heart Association, PO Box 3049, Syracuse, NY 13220.

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