Charlotte Louise Trimm Illig, age 93, formerly of Jericho Road, Edinboro, PA and long time resident of Venango Twp., Crawford County died Wednesday, December 31, 2008 at Edinboro Manor, Edinboro, PA where she had lived for the past three years. Born on November 28, 1915 in Waterford, PA, she was a daughter of the late Helen McGahen Kinney. On December 16, 1935 she married Alfred Daniel Illig and he preceded her in death on October 13, 1976.
Illig, Charlotte Louise TrimmA graduate of Girard High School, Girard, Charlotte was employed by Penn Brass Company (formerly of Erie) from 1953 until her retirement in 1980. She was Lutheran by faith and dearly loved her grandchildren.
Family members surviving Charlotte include two daughters – Carol Zilhaver and her husband, Elmer of Cambridge Springs; Susie Zimmer and her husband, Carl of Edinboro; a son – Butch Illig and his wife, Nancy of Edinboro; eleven grandchildren – Monique Doubet and her husband, Paul of Cambridge Springs, Melinda Garner and her husband, Louis of Ridgeway, Chantelle Zilhaver of Cambridge Springs, John Illig and his wife, Christine of Edinboro, Judy Corwin and her husband, Matt of Conneautville, Jeannie Sheeder of Edinboro, Jeffrey Illig of Cambridge Springs, Jason Zimmer of Edinboro, Matthew Zimmer of Edinboro, Patina Warriner and her husband, John of Columbus, OH, and Tammy Schuwerk of Conneaut Lake. Also surviving are ten great grandchildren- Lindsey Garner, Rustin Garner, Bobbi Doubet, Colleen Illig, Johnnie Illig, Justin Corwin, Ashley Corwin, Austin Sheeder, Nicole Illig, and Jeffrey Illig; a sister – Marjorie Lesik of Waterford; a brother – Jay Kinney of Erie; and a son-in-law – Edwin Stafford of Cambridge Springs. Preceding her in death was a daughter – Patricia Stafford; an infant daughter; a step father – Jay Kinney; a sister – Dorothy Graden; a brother – Robert Kinney; a special friend- Charles Aranyos; and an infant grandson – Kelly Zilhaver.
Friends may call at the Van Matre Family Funeral Home in Cambridge Springs on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 and to funeral services there on Saturday at 2:00 p.m. Interment will be in Edinboro Cemetery. Memorials may be made Cambridge Springs Volunteer Fire Department, 202 Venango Avenue, Cambridge Springs, PA 16403 or Edinboro Volunteer Fire Department, 125 Meadville Street, Edinboro, PA 16412.