Edith's Story

SEARSMONT AND LEE - Edith May Shepard, 84, of Searsmont and Lee, Maine, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on December 13, 2015 at Celebration Health Hospital in Florida. She was born on October 5, 1931 to Ralph and Vena (Wooster) Roberts. She enjoyed her career in retail and loved volunteer work for the church and town library in her free time.

She is preceded in death by both parents; her husband Richard; and her son-in-law Stuart Salmon. She is survived by her daughters, Amy Shannon and husband John, and Jean Salmon; three grandchildren; two step grandchildren; two great grandchildren; one step great granddaughter; her sisters, Dorothy Schofield and Helen Farrar; her brother, Harvey Roberts; and nieces and nephews.

A Memorial Service for Edith will be held this spring at the Searsmont Methodist Church. In lieu of flowers, donations in Edith's name may be made to the Searsmont Methodist Church, P.O. Box 33, Searsmont, ME 04973.

Arrangements are under the direction of Grissom Funeral Home, Kissimmee, FL.
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