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Edith M. Paige


Edith Mae “Bowman” Paige age 84, DeGrasse, passed in her sleep July 21, 2014 at 6 a.m. at Riverledge Nursing Home in Ogdensburg NY. She was also at Kinneys Nursing home in Gouverneur, NY, before it closed this year.

Edith suffered from Alzheimer’s and Dementia.

Surviving is her daughter Sharon “Paige” Willard, who is married to Roger Willard in Hermon. With three grandchildren...Mike Willard, Mark Willard with son Liam Willard and Sherry Willard with son Adam Lucas. Also surviving is her son Howard Paige with wife Sue “Bullock” Paige in Russell. With four grandchildren Joleen with her husband Jeff Hambsch and their daughter Emma, Ginger Anson with daughter Reese and Lori Fleck with her fiance Justin with two girls Hannah and Afton and a boy James and Roy Martin as the fourth grandchild on Edith’s son side. Edith also has tons of cousins, neices and nephews.

Edith also had one sister Elanor “Bowman” Eggleston, in Theresa, who deceased before her.

She was born on April 22, 1930 the daughter of Leo and Vera Bowman, in Theresa, who both also deceased before her.

Edith attended school at Richville and Bigelow.

June 30, 1951 she married her best friend, Phillip Dexter Paige. He was the son of Carl and Gerturde Paige. Phillip also deceased before Edith on October 30, 1985 with congestive heart failure.

Edith was a housewife who enjoyed gardening, round square dancing, crocheting, cooking, and lots of evenings of playing cards with the extended family. Her home was a place where all the grand kids would escape to on the weekends for her homemade dounuts and buckeyes. We all loved to gather around her and listen to her stories from way back when.

Edith’s final resting place will be next to her loving husband at Maple Grove Cemetery in Richville NY....on July 26th 2014 at 10 oclock a.m.. There is no calling hours and no funeral services. Only graveside service.

Donations can be made to the cancer foundation and heart foundation in her name.

“Gram I know you are in a better place. Grandpa took your hand when you arrived at heavens gate. He led you in while he held onto your hand and said welcome home. It was your time to go. Grandpa needs you now. I know you will always be looking down on me and everyone. May you rest in peace now. Love and miss you Gram!”

~~Sherry Willard

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