Edith Mae Pirlot

Resided in Bark River, MI
Died March 2nd, 2015

Edith Mae Pirlot, 66, of Milwaukee and Bark River, passed away at the family farm in Bark River on Monday, March 2, 2015.

She was born in Escanaba on November 12, 1948, daughter to Tony and Ellen (Anderson) Pirlot. Edith attended Bark River Harris School and graduated in 1966. The fall following graduation, she went to Milwaukee, WI for schooling and went to work for Weynberg Shoe Company for 47 years until her retirement in June of 2014.

She is survived by her first cousin who she grew up with, Leon and Karen Verderese of Sweetwater, TN; and also by other cousins who live out of state.

Visitation will be on Friday, March 6th from 1 to 2 p.m. at the Crawford Funeral Chapel in Bark River. The funeral service will follow at 2 p.m. with Pastor Christine Bergquist officiating.

Burial will be in Bark River Cemetery.

The Crawford Funeral Homes are assisting the Pirlot family.

12 Tributes to “Edith Mae Pirlot”

  1. Hello, my name is Geraldine Nicholson Schwark. I live in Escanaba. Edith & I were cousins. My Mom, Apolina Pirlot Nicholson and Edith’s Dad were first cousins. I went to school with Edith from kindergarten thru 10th grade at Bark River. Then my family moved to Esky where I finished my last 2 yrs. I did not know she came back to Bark River. I found out last night about Edith’s passing from another classmate. So sorry to hear the sad news. Edith & I were close in school, but lost touch. So sorry !!!

  2. Our thoughts and prayers are with her family at this time. I worked with her 40 out of the 47 years and she will be truly missed. Let the memories of all the good times carry us thru.

  3. I knew Edith for a short time at Weyco. What I learned about her though, was that she was soft spoken very quite but always carried a warm and
    friendly smile. She had a very good work ethic
    and loved what she did! To her family & friends
    I wish you strength and endurance. She lived a
    long life. We at weyco pray for comfort and peace
    as you journey through this hardship.

  4. I didn’t know Edith very well… as she retired about 6 months after I started working for Weyco last year. What I do know about her is that she was one of the only people who was incredibly kind to me right off the bat. Being the youngest and newest face in the office was a bit intimidating, but Edith showed me her soft side and made the transition a bit easier, even if it was only with a smile or a “good morning kiddo”, or a little quip calling someone out on their BS.
    I’m incredibly sorry for your loss, and want you to know that Edith helped make my first few weeks at my first real job much better.


  5. May we begin to remember not just that you died, but that you lived.

    Your life gave us many memories too beautiful to forget!

  6. I was shocked and saddened to hear of Edith’s passing. She and I began working at Weyenberg/Weyco at around the same time so we had a 46+ year history and we shared many stories. I will miss her. Rest in peace, Edith.

  7. Edith….
    May the road rise up to meet you.
    May the wind always be at your back.
    May the sun shine warm upon your face,
    and rain fall soft upon your fields.
    And until we meet again,
    May God hold you in the palm of His hand.
    Rest in Peace Edith! You and your SMILE will be dearly missed.

  8. I was very sorry to hear about Edith’s passing. I worked with her for many years at Weyco and became friends. My sincere sympathies to her family and friends. She will truly be missed.

  9. It was my pleasure to work with Edie for some years. She was a very dedicated co-worker who always had a smile for everyone. I am sorry for your loss, as are the rest of us from her Weyco Group family.

  10. Edie, you were truly a special person and one that will be deeply missed. May you rest peacefully in Our Fathers arms.

  11. To the family sorry for the lost of Edith could not have ask for a very good friend and co-worker, Edith was always a smiley person, even thought she had retired from Weyco we will miss her visits.

  12. Our heartfelt sympathy in the passing of your dear cousin “sister” Edith Mae. So sorry we are unable to attend services as we are out of state during this time, however you remain in our thoughts and prayers. May memories sustain you during this difficult time. Your former neighbor and classmate.

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