Edith M. Menghini, 92, of Pittsburg, passed away at 6:47 a.m. Saturday, April 26, 2008 at the Cornerstone Village.

Edith M. Menghini, 92, of Pittsburg, passed away at 6:47 a.m. Saturday, April 26, 2008 at the Cornerstone Village.
She was born April 11, 1916 at Breezy Hill to Joe and Mary (Falletti) Carnino.
On June 30, 1937, she was united in marriage to Charles H. Menghini at Frontenac. He preceded her in death on November 26, 1999.
Edith was a devoted wife, loving mother and a proud grandmother, who cherished her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She took great pride in her ultra clean home and will always be remembered for her wonderful Italian cooking. She enjoyed her friends, “the dirty blondes” and all the good times they had. She also enjoyed traveling with her family and friends.
Survivors include a son, Charles A. (Chuck) Menghini and his wife, Joyce of Pittsburg; two daughters, Judy Girotto and her husband, Ron of Bellaire, TX and Debra Menghini of Pittsburg; seven grandchildren, Henry Menghini and his wife, Julie of Pittsburg, Hope Smith and her husband, Terry of McCune, and C.O. Menghini of Lawrence, Ks; Jennifer Hill and husband, Mark of Plano, TX, Jeff Girotto and fiancé, Elizabeth Sandeman of Houston, TX, Matt Girotto and wife Jennifer of Houston, TX, and Danielle Menghini of Pittsburg and great-grandchildren, Aria, Connor and Dante Menghini of Pittsburg, Dylan, Tanner, and Lizzy Smith of McCune, KS, Avery and Charlie Hill of Plano, TX, and Sophia Girotto of Houston, TX.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles, her parents, and her siblings, Evelyn Pierotti, Dolly Anerdi, Ted Carnino, Rose Falletti, and Edward Carnino.
Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday (April 29) at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church with Father Thomas Stroot as celebrant. The parish rosary will be recited at 6:30 p.m. Monday at the Brenner Mortuary. The family will receive friends following the rosary until 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Friends may call after 10 a.m. Monday at Brenner Mortuary. Burial will be in the Catholic section of Highland Park Cemetery. The family suggests memorials to the Charles H. & Edith M. Menghini Scholarship Fund at PSU; Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church Memorial Fund or Happy Tails Farms, an animal rescue facility operated by her granddaughter, Danielle. These may be left at or mailed to the Brenner Mortuary, 114 East 4th St., Pittsburg, KS 66762. Friends may also sign the guest book or leave online condolences at www.brennermortuary.com Arrangements are under the direction of the Brenner Mortuary, Pittsburg.