Edna Hanson Moodie Edna Fox Hanson Moodie was born February 14, 1928 in Galahad, Alberta, Canada. She was the fifth of eleven children born to PC Fox (born on Orcas Island, Wash.) and Ida Mae Pulman of London, England. Edna passed away peacefully on June 5, 2014 at Mother Joseph Care Center in Lacey, Wash. Edna is survived by her four children; Karen Neville (Tim); Ron Hanson (Susan); Mary Joan Hanson and Elizabeth Hopkins (Tim); grandchildren: Bree Vant Leven, Jonathan Hanson, Jason Hanson, Cady Hopkins and Danny Hopkins; sisters: Mary Adams, Jean Vernon, Doreen McKay (Marv), and Eileen Befus (Terry); her brothers, Edward Fox (Verona) and Leonard Fox (Janet), and sisters-in-law, Iris Fox and Delilah Fox. Edna married William (Bill) Hanson in 1949 and with their five year-old daughter, Karen, and their newborn son, Ron, moved from Calgary to Seattle, Wash. in 1956 where Bill worked at the Seattle Times. They lived in Edmonds, Wash. and soon two more children, Mary Joan and Elizabeth, were added to the Hanson family. Edna and Bill were active members of Holy Rosary Parish and had many dear friends and loved ones in the area. Bill died of cancer in 2003. A few years later and quite unexpectedly another love came into her life and Edna married John Moodie in 2007. They were very active at Holy Rosary Parish. They were lucky enough to have five happy years before John died in 2012. Edna had a good life, loved to laugh and always found a way to keep moving toward faith, love and happiness. Edna will be dearly missed by all who knew her. In lieu of flowers donations in Edna's memory can be made to
, or to Mother Josephs Care Center Foundation, Lacey, Wash. Mother Josephs is affiliated with the Providence Hospital there. Further info available at: www.becksfunerahome.com.
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Published in The Herald (Everett) on June 15, 2014