RANDELL, EDITH

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Edith Randell was born in Hooping Harbour on November 30, 1929 to Alfred and Bessie Pollard. As the eldest of the family she grew up quickly helping to care for her sisters and brothers. On October 19, 1944 Edith married Chesley Randell of Williamsport. They made their home in Williamsport until in 1965 when they resettled to Englee. Edith was a hard working woman, who wanted a good job done in whatever she worked at.  She worked for a number of years for John Reeves Ltd. in both Williamsport and Englee. In the 1976 she began to work as the Town Clerk in Englee, a position she held until she retired. On Wednesday February 21, Edith passed peacefully away. Edith was a faithful member of this congregation. She was a life member of the UCW, a member of the Board of Management as well as the Official Board of the Pastoral Charge.  She was the church organist for more than 40 years and a member of the choir. As we remember Edith, we realize how much she enriched our lives and how much she will be missed. Edith is survived by a special niece Lynette Simms (Doug),special niece and care giver Bernice (Neil), her brothers Hayward (Joan), Alwin (Faye), Rick (Drucella), sisters Myrtle (Jerry, deceased), Fanny (Ivan), Evelyn (Elias), Irene, Yvonne (Fred),  and Joan.  She is also survived by her nieces and nephews and a host of other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Chesley, her parents, her sister Sadie and brother Wilmore. Visitation was held from the United Church in Englee from where the funeral took place on Tuesday, February 27th, 2018 at 2:00 pm with Rev. John officiating. Interment followed. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatre Funeral Homes, St. Anthony and Roddickton, Lee Nippard, Funeral Director.