Elda Cairns

Obituary of Elda A. Cairns

Mrs. Elda Amelia (Grosso) Cairns, 90, passed away from cancer on October 10th, 2015 in Chattanooga, TN. She was originally from Summit Hill, PA. She was proceeded in death by her husband, Albert Cairns of Pottsville, PA; her father and mother, Mr. Louis Grosso, Mrs. Maria (DeFant) Grosso, and brother Leo Grosso all from Summit Hill, PA. She is survived by her daughter, Eugenia Cairns-McFeeters, CAPT, U.S. Navy, Ret, originally from Oxford, MS and son-in-law, Glenn McFeeters, originally from Atchison, KS; sisters Mrs. Elvera (Grosso) Waskiewicz of Belvidere, NJ and Mrs. Linda (Grosso) Figura of Summit Hill, PA and extended family members in Pottsville, Conyngham and Hazleton, PA. Elda's interests were traveling, meeting new friends, attending church and shopping. She will be interred at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery in Annville, PA. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations may be made in her name to St Jude's Children's Hospital, the ASPCA or a local animal shelter. The Dailey Funeral Home 650 S. 28th Street Harrisburg, PA 17103 Is Honored To Serve The Cairns Family. May you finally rest in peace, Mom. You fought hard and we are so proud of you. You will be missed greatly. We love you. An exceedingly kind, warm, and thoughtful "senior" friend to me! I will miss Mrs. Cairns, yet I will always be encouraged by her wonderful example. Sincerest condolences to Gina and Glen. Thank you for sharing your mom with us! Mrs. Cairns, May you Rest In Perfect Peace. You were more than a friend. My family and I will miss you dearly but we know you're resting with your Maker. We loved you so much!!! Frank, Marina, Afia and Kofi I sorry to hear Mrs. Cairns passed away. I can remember going over her house visit Eugenia. Eugenia my heart is feels the sadness; she is a better place and with your dad. My family sends our prayers for you and Glenn. Catherine Eugenia, I'm so sorry to hear of your mother's passing. You are in my thoughts and prayers. I've missed keeping up with you all these years! Take care! Love, Vee. Class of '81 Please tell Eugenia Cairns-McFeeters of Maryland, my condolences on the 4th anniversary of her beloved mother, who was my aunt, and godmother's death. Aunt Elda was very spiritual and generous, and loved life. Eugenia is a retired Navy Captain, and Cryptoanalyst with the US Navy. Her dad, Chief Petty Officer, Albert Cairns, was also with Naval Intelligence, and went to Russia in the 1950s. God loves that sacred, intelligent family. I have childhood memories of Albert in the forest, and Aunt Elda, who loved me.
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