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Edith M. (Wood) Dunn

October 21, 1928 ~ March 9, 2022 (age 93)

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EDITH MARIE (nee WOOD), age 93, on March 9, 2022; born in Phila. October 21, 1928. Predeceased by her loving husband of 66 years, John H. Dunn, her parents Charles E. and Anna (nee Burghardt) Wood, and her great granddaughter Danielle Denize.

Survived by her daughter Carol A. May (George), granddaughters Shannon Belisari (Dominic) and Allison Denize (Henri Jean), great grandchildren Henri Jacques Denize (Rebecca), Pierre Denize (Amanda), Colette Dunn (Austin), Samantha Simon, Lauren Simon, great great grandsons Henri Jack Denize and Beau Daniel Denize, and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins. Relatives and friends are invited to her viewing Tuesday, March 15, 2022, 10-11am with service at 11am at the FLETCHER – NASEVICH FUNERAL HOME, 9529 Bustleton Ave., Phila., PA. *MASKS REQUIRED – NO HUGS, PLEASE* (As much as we love and appreciate your support, we have several immunocompromised family members. Thank you for understanding.) Int. Whitemarsh Mem. Park, 1169 Limekiln Pike, Ambler, PA. Donations may be made to Girls Scouts of Eastern PA, Shelly Ridge Center, 330 Manor Rd, Miquon, PA 19444, or to the Dementia Society of America, 188 N. Main St., Doylestown, PA 18901.

Edith was a lifelong Girl Scout. She was a Brownie troop leader, a traveling day camp leader, and quite literally helped forge the paths at Shelly Ridge. She was a member of the Treefoil Society and received the William Penn Award. She was a Sunday School teacher for many years, and sang in her church choir at Belfield Avenue EUB Church. She graduated from Germantown High School in 1946, and was a member of the National Honor Society. In the early 1960’s, Edith had her “ups and downs” as an elevator operator at Strawbridge and Clothier in Center City Philadelphia. Edith had a great love of reading, and doing her crossword puzzles (in pen!) Everyone wanted her on their team for game night, as she excelled at Trivial Pursuit. Edith enjoyed watching Jeopardy and Dancing with the Stars with her late husband, John. They were also avid Flyers fans, and had season tickets for many seasons. Vacations at the Jersey Shore were a staple, enjoying Ocean City, North Wildwood, and Wildwood Crest. Edith loved dogs, especially her poodles, Coco and Remi. She also loved being introduced to birding and working with her longtime friend, Ruth. Being outdoors in some capacity was something she enjoyed greatly. When she first moved to Paul’s Run, she enjoyed rearranging their library “properly”, as she would put it, and eventually ended up running the library. She was also a member of their book club. She lived a full life and will be missed tremendously by all who knew and loved her.

I give you this one thought to keep

I am with you still, I do not sleep.

I am a thousand winds that blow,

I am the diamond glints on snow,

I am the sunlight on ripened grain,

I am the gentle autumn rain.

When you awaken in the morning's hush,

I am the swift, uplifting rush

of quiet birds in circling flight.

I am the soft stars that shine at night.

Do not think of me as gone

I am with you still, in each new dawn.



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March 15, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Fletcher Nasevich Funeral Home
9529 Bustleton Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19115

Funeral Service
March 15, 2022

11:00 AM
Fletcher Nasevich Funeral Home
9529 Bustleton Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19115

March 15, 2022

12:30 PM
Whitemarsh Memorial Park
1169 Limekiln Pike
Ambler, PA 19002

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