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“Sorry to read of your mothers passing.She was my freshman home room teacher in 1946 at Howland High School.She was a very good teacher and person....Read More »
1 of 16 | Posted by: Durwood Lancaster - Toledo, OH

“TO MILDREDS FAMILY WANTED TO SAY HOW SORRY I WAS TO HEAR OF HER PASSING I ONLY KNEW HER A SHOT TIME SHE WAS A WONDERFUL PERSON SHE HAS JUST MOVED ON...Read More »
2 of 16 | Posted by: LINDA BAILEY - ORANGE, MA

“Dear Janine, Marcy and I offer our sincere condolences to you and your family on the loss of your beloved mother. Our thoughts and prayers are with...Read More »
3 of 16 | Posted by: David LaPointe / Marcy Dearden - MA

“Dear beloved Edminster family, It with regret that John and I can not attend the services for Mildred tonight as we are out of town. We send our...Read More »
4 of 16 | Posted by: Wanda Hall Musacchio - Heath, MA

“Our thoughts are with you during this time of sorrow. ”
5 of 16 | Posted by: Tammy Cirillo and Jason Martin - MA

“I had Mrs Edminster for a 5th grade teacher. she was a wonderful teacher. I'm very sorry for lost. heaven has a new angle. ”
6 of 16 | Posted by: Marta Dirth Dowse - Amesbury, MA

“I was a 4th grade student of Mrs. Edminster. My fondest memories of Butterfield were mostly in the 4th grade. I am a nurse. I learned so much in...Read More »
7 of 16 | Posted by: James Simmington - Orange, MA

“I was so sorry to hear of Mrs. Edminster's passing. Just this past weekend I walked past her former house on South Main Street and had a huge smile...Read More »
8 of 16 | Posted by: Lisa Yuoconis Whipps - Hopkinton, NH

“I knew Millie chiefly through Athenaeum. I am so sorry for your loss. Millie was a model of courage throughout her battle against cancer. She was...Read More »
9 of 16 | Posted by: Kay Johnson - Orange, MA

“Dear Jen and Deb, Jean, Joan, and Nina, Our deepest sympathy in your time of sorrow. Millie is one of our angels now! We grew to admire and love...Read More »
10 of 16 | Posted by: Bev McCarthy & Paul Deegan - MA

“My heart and soulful thoughts go out to the family. I am trully sorry I cannot be there to tell them so in person. Please know that I thank the...Read More »
11 of 16 | Posted by: KAREN L. MARINI - Molino, FL

“To the Family of Mrs. Edminster: Your dear mother was one of the kindest and most loving teachers I ever had. I was in her class in 5th grade at...Read More »
12 of 16 | Posted by: MaryAnn Ellison - South Meriden, CT

“Jen and family, My thoughts are with you during this difficult time.I'm sure your memories of your mother will bring you much comfort. ”
13 of 16 | Posted by: Jean Nelson Peterson - Warren, MA

“"Mrs. Edminster" was the epitome of a lady...as one of my teachers in elementary school, she was strict, thorough, patient and pushed us to learn...Read More »
14 of 16 | Posted by: Patricia (Roche) Wolf - KS

“Some of my fondest memories are those of growing up having the Page/Edminsters in my extended family. I have kept all of you in my heart and thoughts...Read More »
15 of 16 | Posted by: Judy Ellsworth Warner - CT

“Our thoughts and prayers go out to your family during this difficult time. Heaven must have needed another angel named Millie. Take comfort in...Read More »
16 of 16 | Posted by: Kathy Matthews - Cromwell, CT


Mildred Edminster ORANGE- Mildred (Page) Edminster, 86, of 383 East River Street- King James Court, died early Monday morning, September 20, 2010 at Heywood Hospital in Gardner, following an illness. Born in Brewer, Maine on April 27, 1924, she was the daughter of Robert L. and Lula (Wasson) Page and grew up in Maine, graduating from Bangor (ME) High School in 1942 and later graduated from the University of Maine, where she was a member of the Phi Mu sorority, in 1946. Mildred was married to Noah I. Edminster for 60 years at the time of his death on June 7, 2006. She was a teacher for many years at Howland High School in Maine and at Butterfield School in Orange (MA) for a number of years before retiring in 1984. Mildred was a Master Gardener and enjoyed singing in the church choir, cooking, quilting, traveling and all family events. She belonged to a number of groups including Friends of the Orange Libraries, Atheneum, the Red Hat Society, the YMCA Silver Sneakers, and the New Salem Council on Aging Luncheon. Mildred also belonged to the Bangor Herb Society, the Bangor Garden Club, and the Bear Paws Quilting Club. Survivors include her daughters, Joan Schmickrath of Newburyport, MA, Jean Mauck of Topsham, ME, Jennifer Edminster of Orange, MA, and Janine LaPointe of Winchendon, MA; grandchildren, Julie Hooten, Jill Hamm, Jeffrey Eskow, John Aslanian III, Joyce Aslanian, Justin Eskow, and Amanda Schmickrath; and eleven great grandchildren. Besides her beloved husband Noah, Mildred was predeceased by a daughter, Juliet, and a granddaughter, Samantha Eskow. Calling hours will be held on Thursday evening, September 23, 2010 from 6-8:00 p.m. at Witty’s Funeral Home, 158 South Main Street, Orange. Words of Remembrance will be offered Thursday at 7:30 p.m. Interment in Woodlawn Cemetery, Bangor, Maine, will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations are suggested to the Friends of the Orange Libraries, c/o Wheeler Memorial Library, 49 East Main Street, Orange, MA 01364 Witty’s Funeral Home, 158 South Main Street, Orange, is directing the arrangements. Guest book and directions are available online at www.wittyfuneralhome.com

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