Edna's Story

CUMBERLAND - Edna Evelyn Cole Cochran died unexpectedly and peacefully on July 4, 2014. She was born in West Paris, Maine on October 19, 1934, the second daughter of Kenneth and Beulah Webster Cole. She graduated from West Paris High School in 1953. She graduated from Farmington State teachers College in 1957 with a Home economics teaching degree. She started teaching in Stratton . She married Thomas Cochran in 1958. She then taught in Cornish and Falmouth schools before taking a few years off to raise her four children. She returned to her teaching career in 1974 in Portland, while working on her 2 master degrees. She participated in many extended studies often travelling abroad. She retired from teaching in 1996. She also worked part time at CVS in the Portland area for 27 years.

In 1999 she purchased a sea captains house in Searsport, ME and opened a Bed and Breakfast known as the Snuggle Inn. This was a lifelong dream of hers.

She married her husband Wesley Davis in 2011. She enjoyed dancing, traveling, entertaining, arts and crafts, reading, and spending time with her 6 grandchildren.

Edna is survived by her husband, Wesley, her brother David Cole and his wife Penny, her sister Frances Wallace, her first husband Thomas Cochran, her children, Bruce and his wife Debbie, Scot, Larry, and Jennifer and her husband Michael and her six grandchildren.

As requested by her, there will not be a funeral. A celebration of life will be held in October. Arrangements entrusted to Wilson Funeral home, Gray, ME.
Published in Bangor Daily News
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