Edna Jaroma

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Edna (Barfoot) Jaroma of Marshfield died July 1, 2014. She was the devoted mother of Michael and Janice (Cleary) of Newport News, Va., Heather Carvalho of Brockton, Teena and Jack Harrington of Halifax, Daniel of Marshfield, Glenda and Scott Haggerty of Rockland, Kenneth of Rockland and Timothy of Brockton and the late David; cherished grandmother of Stephen, Matthew, Jonathan and Nicholas. She was an aunt and great-aunt to many nieces and nephews in Newfoundland, Canada. Born May 15, 1937, in St. Johns's Newfoundland, Canada, she moved to the U.S. in 1958 with her late husband Braunislaw "Bucky" Jaroma. Edna was a friend to all she met. She touched hundreds of peoples lives in many ways over all the years. She was like a second mother to the Curtis girls of Marshfield, a foster mother, caretaker, babysitter and nanny to many, many children. She helped shape their lives and who they have become and will become as adults. Edna was a true Christian and practiced her everlasting faith at many churches on the South Shore; regardless of the denomination. She was a parishioner and Sunday school teacher at both the Trinity Episcopal Church in Marshfield Hills and later the Victory Baptist Church in Brant Rock. She went to many a service at the Union Mission Chapel in Norwell and often attended Holy week at St. Ann's by the Sea in Brant Rock. She was a volunteer for Marshfield's Community Christmas and at the Country Kitchen during the Marshfield Fair. All knew Edna as an avid reader, gardener, craftsperson and most of all a walker. She walked almost every inch of Marshfield, her beloved home. Visiting hours will be held in the MacDonald Funeral Home, 1755 Ocean St., Rte. 139, in Marshfield, Monday, July 7, from 4 to 8 p.m. A memorial service will be held in the Victory Baptist Church, 327 Ocean St., in Marshfield, Tuesday, July 8, at 11 a.m. Interment will be held in Couch Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please make donations in Edna's name to the or Alzheimer's Foundation. For online guest book and directions, please visit our Web site, macdonaldfuneralhome.com.

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Published in The Patriot Ledger on July 4, 2014
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