Family Login:

Edith M. Timlin

Obituary for Edith M. Timlin

January 21, 2017 - April 3, 2017
Norristown, Pennsylvania


Edith M. Timlin passed away at home with her family by her side on April 3, 2017 at age 87. Born January 21, 1930 in Norristown, Edith was the daughter of Anna (Garey) and Thomas J. McDonnell. Edith was the beloved wife of the late Thomas N. Timlin and the loving mother of Annemarie Burke (John) of Washington Township, NJ and Susan MacNeel (Chris) of Eagleville. She was the cherished grandmother of Bernadette Burke, Connor Burke, Audrey MacNeel and Thomas MacNeel.

She is survived by her sister, Jean Todd of Odessa, FL and brother, Joseph McDonnell of Coatesville and was preceded in death by Thomas (Betty) McDonnell and Michael "Mickey" (Clare) McDonnell.

Edith was a long-time member of St. Francis of Assisi Church. For the past 2 years, she resided at Brightview senior assisted living where she enjoyed reading, exercising and the Saturday morning spin. She loved rooting for Villanova and Notre Dame. Most of all, she loved spending time with her family and friends.

Relatives and friends are invited to Edith's Life Celebration at Boyd-Horrox-Givnish of East Norriton, 200 W. Germantown Pike On Sunday, April 9th from 6-8 PM and again Monday, April 10th at St Francis of Assisi Church, 601 Buttonwood St. at Marshall St., Norristown from 10-10:45 AM. Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 AM, followed by interment at St. Patrick Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Francis Church at the address above or Einstein Montgomery Hospice (1330 Powell Street, Suite 100, Norristown, PA 19401) who so lovingly cared for her in her last 3 months of life.

To share a thought or memory of Edith, please visit, 610-277-7000.


St. Patrick's Cemetery
2400 DeKalb Pike
East Norriton, PA

Get Directions

Recommended Local Florist

Suggested Memorial Donations

  • St. Francis Church
    601 Buttonwood St.
    Norristown, PA
  • Einstein Montgomery Hospice
    1330 Powell Street
    Suite 100
    Norristown, PA 19401

Arrangements By

Boyd-Horrox-Givnish Funeral Home, Inc.

200 West Germantown Pike
Norristown, PA 19401
Map  | Profile

View Phone Number