Harriet Mae Ashbridge
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Harriet Mae Ashbridge, age 81, of Bear, DE went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, August 4, 2012. Mrs. Ashbridge was a loving and devoted wife, mother and grandmother and great-grandmother. She enjoyed attending Southern Gospel Concerts and was an avid reader. Most of all she loved caring for her precious family.
Harriet is survived by her husband of 57 years, Edward B. Ashbridge, Jr.; son, Edward B. Ashbridge III and wife Louise; 3 daughters, Linda A. Sebastian and husband Wayne, Susan Lee, and Sharon H. Jones and husband Duane; 13 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren; her best friends, Bev and Bob Farmer. Harriet is preceded in death by her parents, Carl Olson and Mable (Anderson) Olson; daughter, Nancy Glendinning; and a brother, Philip Olson.
A visitation will be held on Thursday, August 9, in the Strano & Feeley Family Funeral Home, 635 Churchmans Rd., Newark, DE 19702 from 9:30 to 11 am followed by a service in celebration of Harriet's Life at 11 am. Burial will be private.
In lieu of flowers contributions can be sent to: Haydon's Hope C/O First Baptist Church, 901 E. Basin Rd., New Castle, DE 19720.
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Published in The News Journal on Aug. 7, 2012