Edith was born in Blaney, SC on November 4, 1927, the daughter of the late John Flecther Sanders and Etta Brazil Sanders.
Edith I Sanders was counted in the census on 5 May 1930 in Wateree, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA as a 2-year-old, female, single, white, daughter. Also in the home was her father, John F Sanders; and her mother, Carrie E Sanders; her siblings, Arthur J Sanders, Ella G Sanders, Carrie J Sanders, Le Ray Sanders; and a border, Pinkney Dial.
Edith Sanders was counted in the census on on 6 April 1940 in Wateree, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA as a 12-year-old, female, white, daughter. Also in the home was her father, John F Sanders; her mother, Ellen Sanders; and siblings, Gay Nelle Sanders, Josephine Sanders, Leroy Sanders, Carolyn Sanders, Evelyn Sanders, and John W. Sanders.
On December 15, 1951, Mrs. Edith Vezina was listed as a living daughter in the obituary of John F. Sanders. Mrs. Edith Vezina
Edith Irene Vezina, 85, of Norton, also known as “Gram Cook” and “GG” passed away, October 6, 2013, peacefully with her loving family by her side at the Epoch Senior Healthcare of Norton.
She lived for many years in Natick and has been a Norton resident for over 20 years.
Edith worked for many years for Zayre’s/Ames in Natick and Mansfield. She was a communicant of St. Mary’s Church in Mansfield. She was an avid New England Patriots and Boston Red Sox fan and enjoyed spending time on the beach.
Beloved mother of Mary E. Cook and her late husband David Cook of Norton and John J. Vezina and his partner Catherine Salisbury and her two children of Plainville. As well as Mary Ellen Vezina of Bellingham . Also survived by five grandchildren, eight great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Edith’s family would like to express their appreciation for the high quality of care and compassion that Edith received from the staff of the Epoch Senior Healthcare of Norton and the Compassionate Care Hospice of Taunton.
Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend calling hours on Thursday, October 10, 2013 from 3-6 PM at the Roberts and Sons Funeral Home, 30 South St, in Foxborough. A funeral prayer service will be held at 6 PM at the conclusion of calling hours.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Compassionate Care Hospice, 174 Dean St. Taunton, MA 02780.