Edythe or Edie as friends and family called her passed away on Friday, June 10, 2022. She was born on June 4, 1932 and grew up in upstate New York graduating from Cooperstown High school. She went to nursing school in Yonkers, NY where she met and married husband, Richard through a common friend. She continued her nursing career at Lawrence Hospital in Bronxville, NY. After a few years they started a family having two daughters – Carolyn and Janet and she became a full time mom and homemaker. They moved to Cherry Hill, New Jersey in the late 1970's but still enjoyed their summer vacations to Cooperstown visiting family and friends.
In later years Edie and Richard moved into senior housing in Pennsauken, NJ. Edie loved her movies both old and new so for a long time she was involved with the weekly movie night provided to the residents. They enjoyed other events dinners etc. sponsored by the management too. Also, an avid reader visits to the library was also on to do list.
Living close to family allowed time to enjoy weekends, birthdays, holidays, & all those special moments
as grandchildren grow up. This last 1 ½ years; Edie & Richard moved in with daughter, Janet and kids.
Edie is survived by husband – Richard, daughters – Carolyn (husband Michael) and Janet, 4 grandchildren – Nicholas, Cole, Lea, & Luke. She is also survived by her sister – Janet.
At the family's request; there is no service.
Donations in Edythe's honor can be made to the ASPCA as animals were always close to Edie's heart.
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A Memorial Tree was planted for Edythe
We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at Eichel Funeral Home