In memory of
Edith (DeFreest) Falcone
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In memory of
Edith (DeFreest) Falcone
Edith (DeFreest) Falcone Born and raised in East Orange, 97 Edith (DeFreest) Falcone, 97, died Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019, at the Captain Lewis Residence, where she had been living for the last several years. Prior to Capt. Lewis, she spent more than ten happy years at The Cotton Mill in Hallowell, Maine, moving there from Verona, N.J. She was born Oct. 14, 1921, in East Orange, N.J., daughter of William and Ettie (Motz) DeFreest. Edith graduated from East Orange High School in 1939, and spent her working life as a secretary at Reynolds Metals, PPG, and National Starch. She was an avid bridge, mahjong, and cribbage player. She was also a great reader and a tennis player in her younger days. She was predeceased by her husband, Dante (Dan) Falcone; her sister, Dorothy Bowie, and her son-in-law, Stephen (Steve) Rohrbaugh. She is survived by her daughter, Barbara Rohrbaugh of Hallowell. Per the request of Edith, there will be no services. Arrangements are by Staples Funeral and Cremation Service, 53 Brunswick Ave., Gardiner, Maine, where condolences, memories and photos may be shared with the family on the obituary page of the website: familyfirstfuneralhomes.com .
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In memory of
Edith (DeFreest) Falcone
Edith (DeFreest) Falcone Born and raised in East Orange, 97 Edith (DeFreest) Falcone, 97, died Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019, at the Captain Lewis Residence, where she had been living for the last several years. Prior to Capt. Lewis, she spent more than ten happy years at The Cotton Mill in Hallowell, Maine, moving there from Verona, N.J. She was born Oct. 14, 1921, in East Orange, N.J., daughter of William and Ettie (Motz) DeFreest. Edith graduated from East Orange High School in 1939, and spent her working life as a secretary at Reynolds Metals, PPG, and National Starch. She was an avid bridge, mahjong, and cribbage player. She was also a great reader and a tennis player in her younger days. She was predeceased by her husband, Dante (Dan) Falcone; her sister, Dorothy Bowie, and her son-in-law, Stephen (Steve) Rohrbaugh. She is survived by her daughter, Barbara Rohrbaugh of Hallowell. Per the request of Edith, there will be no services. Arrangements are by Staples Funeral and Cremation Service, 53 Brunswick Ave., Gardiner, Maine, where condolences, memories and photos may be shared with the family on the obituary page of the website: familyfirstfuneralhomes.com .
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Staples Funeral Service
53 Brunswick Avenue
Gardiner, ME 04345
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