Idabelle Scandale


Idabelle Scandale, 89 of Taylorstown died Tuesday-October 16, 2018 in the Washington Hospital following a brief illness.  She was born February 22, 1929 in Mannington, West Virginia the daughter of the late Elmer and Helen Ice Edens.  Mrs. Scandale was a graduate of Trinity High School and was a member of St. Hilary Roman Catholic Church.  She was employed as the dining room supervisor at the Holiday Inn in Washington from where she retired.  Mrs. Scandale then became an excellent homemaker.  She was a member of the Loyal Order of the Moose Lodge # 22 Ladies Auxiliary, the American Legion Edwin Scott Linton Post # 175 Ladies Auxiliary and was the founder of the Ladies of the Elks, B.P.O.E. # 776 where she provided many years of charity work.  Mrs. Scandale was an avid reader and enjoyed traveling and socializing with friends.  She was a loving wife, mother, aunt and grandmother that always had a cheerful smile and loving embrace for those who knew her well.

One June 30, 1970 she married Joseph P. Scandale who survives.  Also surviving is a son; Jeffrey, a step-son; Michael Scandale of Washington, a step-daughter; Michele (Robert) Carl of Washington, a brother; Robert (Mary) Edens of Ohio, a sister; Mildred Dye of Washington, five grandchildren; Chad and Chelsey Carl, Sydney Scandale, Dianna Denman and Brandon (Nicole) Thomas, five great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild and a brother-in-law; Edward Hickman.  Several nieces and nephews also survive.

In addition to her father and mother, Mrs. Scandale was preceded in death by a daughter; Melissa Anderson, a step-daughter; Sharon Scandale Thomas and a sister; Mary Anne Hickman.

Friends will be received on Sunday-October 21, 2018 from 2 - 4 and 6 - 8 P.M. in the Warco-Falvo Funeral Home, Inc., Wilson at East Katherine Ave. Washington, S. Timothy Warco, Supervisor/Director, Susan Falvo Warco, Director, S. Timothy Warco II, Director.  A blessing service will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Monday-October 22, 2018 in the funeral home.  Entombment will follow in Washington Cemetery, Garden Mausoleum.  Memorial contributions may be made to the Ladies of the Elks, B.P.O.E.  # 776, 138 E. Maiden St. Washington Pa. 15301.  Condolences may be expressed at