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Edith Myers PintoMay 5, 1926 ~ October 20, 2017 (age 91)
Edith Myers Pinto went gently into the arms of Jesus October 20, 2017. Edith was born May 5, 1926 in Greenleaf, Idaho to Arthur and Rachel Myers. She graduated from the Greenleaf Friends Academy in 1943 and then attended Northwest Nazarene and Cascade College.
In 1946, she married Harold Brown. They had 9 children. She loved being a mother and grandmother! She married Gilbert Pinto, the love of her life, in September 1974. She worked for the USPS for 12 years and retired in 1977. In 1984, she graduated from Eastern Washington University. Because of her passion to help others, for many years she was a Guardian ad litem for Juvenile Court where she impacted the lives of many children. She also served with organizations that ministered to those in need including Caritas and Love Church. She was a member of Spokane Friends church for over 60 years, where she served faithfully in many capacities
After Gilbert retired they enjoyed traveling across the US and abroad. After Gil’s death in 2015, she moved to her daughter Joanne and son-in-law Greg’s home on the same property where she was born.
Edith had a deep relationship with her Lord and Savior and faced the difficult times in life with God’s grace and love. She was preceded in death by her husband Gil, her sisters Dorothy Teter and Rosa Gibbs, son David Brown, grandson Derric Brown, nephew Stephen Teter and son-in-law Larry Pickle. She is survived by her brother Leroy (Florence), her children JD (Missy) Brown, Diane Payne, Shirley (Dan) Kluver, Kenneth (Shirley) Brown, Joanne (Greg) Warren, Jack (Maria) Brown, Ginger McGovern, Roy Brown, step-daughter RaMona Pinto, 22 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.
A viewing for friends and family will be held Saturday, November 4, 2017 from 9:00-11:00 AM at Flahiff Funeral Chapel in Caldwell. A memorial service will be follow later that day at 1:00 PM at the Greenleaf Friends Church, Greenleaf Idaho. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to Greenleaf Academy, Boise Rescue Mission, or charity of your choice. Condolences can be given at www.flahifffuneralchapel.com