Edward Glenn Nolan Sr., 80, of Williamsport, died Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013, at the Williamsport Regional Medical Center.
Born May 13, 1933, in Shamokin, he was a son of Martin and Mary Catherine (Wiggins) Nolan.
He married Anna Mae Bohr on Dec. 3, 1955, and would have celebrated 58 years together.
Edward Glenn Nolan Sr.
Edward graduated from Coal Township High School, Class of 1951. He attended Bloomsburg University before serving four years in the U.S. Navy. He continued his education at Williamsport Area Community College and Corning Community College in New York. Edward worked as an estimator for M.W. Kellogg and retired from Pullman Power Products.
Edward was a fourth degree member of the Knights of Columbus and a member of St. Joseph the Worker Parish. He was an avid baseball player and later in life played slow pitch softball. He also enjoyed gardening, woodworking, and was a Penn State football fan.
Surviving in addition to his wife are eight children, Edward Glenn Nolan Jr. (Mary Alice), of Williamsport, Jami Joseph Nolan (Betsy), of Montoursville, Karen R. Knaur (Chris), of Williamsport, Melanie Ann Bassett (Timothy), of New Bloomfield, Teresa Scoppa, of Williamsport, Matthew W. Nolan, of Williamsport, Mark D. Nolan (Eleni), of Northfield, Ohio, and Michael P. Nolan (Suzanne), of South Williamsport; 18 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and four siblings, Martin Nolan (Lola), of Tennessee, Robert Nolan (Donna), of Elysburg, Helen Long, of Elysburg, and Deloras Rubendal (Robert), of Schwanksville.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Jennifer Nolan Witmer in 1998; and two brothers, Jack and Paul Nolan.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph the Worker Parish, 702 W. Fourth St., Williamsport. Burial will be held at Wildwood Cemetery. A viewing will be held 9 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Sanders Mortuary, 821 Diamond St., Williamsport.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Edward's name may be made to the Cancer Treatment Center at Divine Providence Hospital, 1100 Grampian Blvd., Williamsport, PA 17701.