Edith M. Purdy

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Edith M. Purdy

November 02, 2018

Edith M. Purdy Danvers, MA - Mrs. Edith M. (Moore) Purdy, 95, of Danvers, died on Friday November 2, 2018, at home surrounded by her loving family. She was born and raised in Swampscott to the late Milton and Cornelia (Bartlett) Moore. Edith was a graduate of Swampscott High School, and worked at Cushman’s Bakery in Lynn for several years, before raising her family with her late husband Claude Purdy. She lived in Barnstead, N.H., for over 20 years, and most recently lived in Danvers for the past 15 years. Edith had a passion for baking, gardening, trips with her husband, especially to Niagara Falls, and most especially spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Edith is survived by her daughter Karen Keenan, and her husband William; grandchildren Jennifer Breznicky and her husband Eric, Amy Chaves and her husband Matthew, great-grandchildren, Kinsley Breznicky, MacKenzie Chaves and Landon Chaves; her sister Ernestine Ireson; as well as several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents; her husband Claude; sister Betty Lindquist; brother Harold Moore; sister Bernetta Guilmet; and her great-grandson Joseph Breznicky.
Funeral services will be held at 12 p.m. on Thursday, November 8, 2018, at the Solimine Funeral Home, 67 Ocean St. (Route 1A), followed by burial at Swampscott Cemetery. Visitation will be prior to the funeral from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited. In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to Care Dimensions, 72 Sylvan St., Suite B-102, Danvers, MA 01923. Directions and guestbook at www.Solimine.com.
Published on November 6, 2018
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