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Edna F. Nace, 70, of Carlisle, died Tuesday, October 29, 2013, at Carlisle Regional Medical Center.  She was born January 10, 1943, in Mechanicsburg, a daughter of the late Robert Beam Hollar and Helen Esther (Wilson) Hollar.

Edna earned her GED from Cumberland Valley High School.  She was a loving homemaker and retired from Highmark, Camp Hill after 17 years of service.  Edna was a life member of VFW Post 477 Ladies Auxiliary and member of the AmVets Ladies Auxiliary and Eagles Aerie 1299 Ladies Auxiliary, all of Carlisle.

She is survived by her loving and devoted husband of 52 years, Ralph E. Nace, Sr., three sons; Ralph E. Nace, Jr. and wife, Leslee of Wallace, SC, James E. Nace and wife, Robin of Grantville and Mark E. Nace and wife, Stephanie of Carlisle, one brother, Robert Hollar, five sisters; Olive Hollar of Camp Hill, Roberta Wise of Carlisle, Judy Hair of Shermans Dale, Esther Brandt of Carlisle and Ruth Hollar of Florida, five grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.  Edna was predeceased by one brother, Richard Hollar and one sister, Dorothy Hollar.

Services and burial will be at the convenience of the family.  Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, Carlisle, is in charge of the arrangements.


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You are in our thoughts and prayers 

Don and Penny Nace Jr.

I was so sorry to hear about this you have my deepest sympathy.
 I always enjoyed talking to Edna and bowling with her.

Shirley Kiser

So sorry about losing Edna. I know you will miss her but your life must go on. You know we are all here to help you. You are in our prayers.

Jane Kelso

 We were very sorry to hear of Edna's passing.
 Please know you are in our thoughts and Prayers.

Debbi & Joe


 So sorry to hear of your loss Edna will be missed our thoughts and prayers are with you

John & Jo Churlick

We are so sorry for the loss of your loving wife and mother.
You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Don and Sharon Morrison

My condolences to family. I worked with Edna for years and I'm glad I got to know her, she will be missed.

Linda Karkovack

 sorry about your loss,

 betty carey,

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Edna was a good friend. So sorry for your loss!
Tom and Nancy Wise
So sorry to hear Edna lost the battle. She is at peace now.
Robin Weigle
My heart and soul knows exactly how you are feeling. It is not the easiest road to travel, but you have friends and family who truly care and love you. You will constantly be in my prayers. I will pray that God gives you His peace that passes all understanding. Think of all the good memories and she will be in your heart forever and ever.
Nancy Graver
 I am saddened by the loss of your wife Edna. I took care of her while she was at Cumberland Crossings. She was a lovely lady who was kind to me. Our days we spent together will be remembered. My prayers go out to you and your family. Memories of her will always be with you and well as many others.

Darlene Zimmerman
Ralphie and sons, this news breaks my heart. You are all in my thoughts and prayers!

Dawn Sherman (Carey)
We are sad for your loss. We can reflect back on the good times we have shared with you and Edna. You are in our prayers and thoughts.

Jack & Carol Sprecher

To Ralph, Jordon and family;
So very sorry to hear about Edna's passing.
She was loved by so many people... and she brought a smile to my face every time I saw her. The world just lost a very wonderful person, and she will be missed by many.

Our condolences...
Susie and Doug Disbrow

Ralph our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time, we had some very good times over the years.

Jerry & Elaine Regi

 So sorry to hear about Edna. We had so much fun bowling and hanging out together. She will be missed. You and the boys are in my thoughts and prayers.

Donna Stamm

We were so sorry to hear of Edna's passing.  Our thoughts and prayers are with you Ralph, and all the family as well.

Russ & Doris Rynard


Ralph, so sorry to hear of Edna's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.

Carrie Clair and Lee Clair

Ralph, Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
 Sorry for your loss.

Marlin & Mary Peffer

 We are so sorry to hear of Edna's passing .
 With our deepest sympathy .
 We pray God will give you comfort and peace.

 Brad & Brenda Robinson


 Our sincerest condolences to Edna's family. Although we did not know Edna very long we will greatly miss her sense of humor and how she loved to pick on us about the Pittsburgh Steelers. She will be greatly missed.

Dave & Theresa Sybert

 So sorry for your loss Ralph and family

Deb and Bill White

 Ralph. We are so sorry for your loss. Edna was a good woman. The neighborhood will not be the same without her. Please let us know if you need anything now or in the future.
Deepest Sympathy,

Eric & Dianne Smith

 So sorry to hear of her passing, you are in our thoughts and prayers.

Brian & Kathy Horner

Thinking of you and your family.
Della Wilson

Ralph and families, we are sorry to hear of Edna's passing.... Thinking of you all during this difficult time ....

The Stong family, Boiling Springs, PA

You all are in our thoughts and prayers. We remember the good days of cheering for our sons at the Carlisle Midget football games.

Lynn and Pete Smith

I'm so sorry to hear of Aunt Edna's passing...many condolences to the family; she was wonderful.

Katherine (Katie) Foster and family

 I was so very sorry to learn of Aunt Edna's passing. I have many fond childhood memories of days we spent with her and her family. She was always very gracious and kind us, and especially to my mother. My heart goes out to her family. She will be missed by all.

Vickie (Cline) and Scott Gesford and Family

Just heard of your loss, I'm sure Edna is already missed terribly. We will keep your family in our prayers .

Ed and Bonnie

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