Edith M. Brabender Hill Dombrowski of EriePA,
died Wednesday February 16, 2011 at her residence. She was born in Conneaut, Ohio daughter of the late William and Olive Harrington Brabender. Edith retired from the City of Erie working as a clerk. She was a member of First Wesleyan Methodist Church. Edith enjoyed politics, having served as Judge of Elections 6th Ward for many years. She attended many National Democratic Conventions and she attended President Carter's Inauguration and Govenor Milton Shapp's Inauguration. She was preceded in death by her first husband George R. "Bobby" Hill, a grandson Daniel Palmer, sisters Isabelle Englke, Willow Cathers, Marge Hartman and Charlotte Andes and brothers Frank, William and Harold Brabender. Survivors include her husband C. Ted Dombrowski of Erie, daughter Rebecca Palmer and husband Robert of Erie, son George Hill and wife Karen of Tampa Florida, grandchildren, Cynthia L. Lorraine and husband Ted, William R. Palmer and wife Shelly, Patricia A. White and husband David, Kellie A. Mattocks, and husband Randy, Christopher M. Hill and wife Amanda, and Jennifer L. Hill, 20 great grandchildren and three great great grandchildren. Funeral services with burial at Calvary Cemetery were held privately. Memorials may be made to Metropolitan Hospice of Erie or to the First Wesleyan Methodist Church. The Carl A. Slomski & Son Funeral Home, Inc. 2101 Ash St. handled arrangements.
Erie Times-News on February 20, 2011.
First Wesleyan Methodist Church."