Edwina's Story

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LIMESTONE AND HOMESTEAD, FL - Edwina, widow of Harold L. Morrell, died September 7, 2015 at her residence in Homestead, Florida where she had resided with her daughter Terry. She was born April 22, 1932 to Leo and Almeda (Powers) Cote in Limestone, Maine. She married Harold November 21, 1950. They ran the family farm in Limestone and raised 5 children until she and Harold moved to Homestead in 1979.

She is survived by her five children, Dale H. Morrell, wife Betty, of Readfield, ME. and their children, Geoff Morrell and Erica Wade; Gayla M. Ames , husband Kris, of Arundel , ME and their children Aric and Craig Ames, Terry L. Pitcher of Homestead, Florida; Pamela A. Bowmaster, husband Brian, of Morrell Siding, New Brunswick and their child Melanie Bowmaster; and Dana L. Morrell, wife Kim, of Caribou, ME. and their children Kylee and Dana T, Morrell. She had 11 great grandchildren.

She was the eldest living sibling of the 22 children of Leo and Almeda Cote. Surviving are five sisters, MariIla Wilson of Lake Bay, Washington; Tine Holt of Maple Valley, Washington; Janet Cote of Buckley, Washington; Brenda Coachran of Alexandria, Indiana; Connie Cote of Sonoma, California; 4 brothers Dana Cote of Columbia, South Carolina, Roy Cote of Puyallup, Washington; Thomas Cote of Bernardston, Massachusetts; Alan Cote of Gardiner, Me. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her husband, Harold, her parents, one grandson, Robert (Robbie) Bowmaster, five sisters and six brothers.

With heart disease being so prevalent in the family in lieu of flowers, the family is asking that you give to the American Heart Association in Edwina's memory.

Graveside services will be held 10:30AM, Saturday, September 26, 2015 at the Advent Cemetery, Limestone, with Rev. Steve Dale officiating. Refreshments will be served at the Limestone Methodist Church after the graveside service. Online condolences may be expressed at www.lancastermorgan.com
Published on  September 12, 2015
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