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Edith Frisbee

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Edith Frisbee
Feb. 26, 1921 - May 21, 2014
Sparks, NV - formerly San Lorenzo, CA
Edith was born in Brooklyn, NY. Her family moved to Albany, NY when Edith was a youngster. She was introduced to the love of her life, Verne, by her Brother Tom. The families were inseparable. While Verne was on active duty in the Army in Europe, Edith was active with the Red Cross and the local war efforts. They wed on
Valentine's Day 1944 while Verne was home on leave. The family moved to California in 1957. Edith and Verne were active members of the San Lorenzo Baptist Church, now known as The Cornerstone Fellowship. They traveled every time they could. Alaska, Hawaii and almost every state in the US were visited. There were many pictures and stories told about their adventures. Edith worked as a school secretary with the San Lorenzo Unified School District. She was respected and loved by many educators and children. Verne passed away after 59 years of marriage. Edith moved to Sparks in 2004 to be closer to Donna, Kristy and the famiily.
Edith is survived by Daughter and Son-in-law Donna and Mike Rooney of Sparks. Granddaughter and husband, Kristy and Russ Fonoimoana. Great Grandchildren Tiare 19, Teila 17, Sam 14 and Luke 12 of Sparks. Nephews Richard Bice of Livermore, CA and David Bice of Clearfield, UT.
Edith will join family who went before her on their heavenly journey. Husband, LaVerne; Mother and Father Bessie and Henry Bice; Brother and Sister-in-law Thomas and Shirley Bice; Grandson Eric Henning, Nephew Gordon Bice and many Aunts, Uncles, Cousins and friends
Our family will not shine as brightly without Edith. She had a wave and a smile for everyone she met. We love her and always will.
A public celebration of Edith's life will be held at 1 PM on Friday, May 30, 2014 at the Chapel of the Chimes in Hayward, CA.
No flowers please. If you would like to remember Edith, donations may be made to Moments of Memory, a 501(c) charity that Edith loved to participate in. She was one of their favorite artists. Checks may be mailed to Moments of Memory, c/o The Arbors, 2121 E. Prater Way, Sparks, NV 89434.
Published in East Bay Times on May 28, 2014
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