Edith R Roney

December 30, 1920May 6, 2019

Edith Rita Cardone Roney, 98, of Lima, passed away at 1:15 a.m. Monday, May 6, 2019 at Springview Manor Nursing Home. Edith was born on December 30, 1920 in Lima to Joseph and Assunta (Tollis) Cardone and they preceded her in death. On July 26, 1941, she married Ted Roney and he passed away on March 14, 2005.

Edith is survived by her children: Joyce (Roger) Hiles of Marysville, Linda (Stan) Merkle, Dennis (Lisa) Roney and Keith Roney all of Lima, Lisa (Randy) Harrison of London, Nadene (Alan) Bruns of Lima; a bonus daughter, Norene Parish of Lima; her grandchildren, Karen (Gary) Sorrell, Sheri Hiles, Dawna (Shawn) Dailey, Christopher Merkle, Seth (Asia) Hoffman, Chuck Lauck, Lee (Theresa) Lauck, Chad (Kelly) Lauck, Lauren Coon, Kristin (Justin) Damron, Shane Roney and Adam Roney; her great grandchildren: Ally, Aubrey, Kennedy, Taylor, Jacquelyne, Conner, Wyatt, Zachary, Dylan, Cameron, Sara, Keaton, Brooke, Brittany, Aryana, Nathan, Lilly-Anna and Addison and six great great grandchildren. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Along with Edith’s parents and husband, Ted, she was preceded in death by her siblings, Tobias, Louis, Joe, Mario and Carmella Cardone.

Mrs. Roney had been employed at Westinghouse, she managed 20th Century Lanes’ kitchen and she owned Edie’s Sewing Service where she was a self-employed upholsterer. She was a member of St. Charles Catholic Church for over sixty years. She loved her family, enjoyed playing bingo and was an avid piano player, especially for the residents of Springview Manor Nursing Home.

Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 a.m. Saturday, May 11, 2019 at St. John’s Catholic Church, with Fathers Joseph Cardone and David Ross concelebrating the Mass. Burial will follow in Gethsemani Cemetery.

Family and friends may call Friday, May 10 from 2:00 until 7:00 p.m. at SIFERD-ORIANS FUNERAL HOME where a Parish Wake Service will be held at 7:00 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Lima Central Catholic High School or to the American Heart Association. Online condolences can be left at


  • Visitation Friday, May 10, 2019
  • Parish Wake Friday, May 10, 2019
  • Mass of Christian Burial Saturday, May 11, 2019


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Nancy (Bollinger) Paul

May 8, 2019

The children of Ladd and Flo Bollinger send condolences and prayers to the family of Edith Roney. We share fond memories of your parents and so sorry to hear of the passing of your Mother. Nancy Bollinger Paul, Tom Bollinger, Barb Bollinger Naylor, Jane Bollinger Adams and Mike Bollinger.