THOMASTON — Edith O. Daniels, 95, died peacefully at home, with her son, Larry and family at her side, Friday, Nov. 12, 2021.

Born in Union, she was the daughter of William Gardner and Alice Southworth Leach Daniels.

As a young girl she attended schools in St. George and Tenants Harbor.

Edith was a hard worker, and worked as a housekeeper at the hotel on Mohegan Island as a nanny, and made a career as a waitress/hostess at Fisherman’s Wharf Restaurant in St. Clair, Mich. She retired and returned to Maine, and resided in Thomaston ever since.

Her family would like to extend a special “thank you” to her good friend, Jean Klingerler of Fort Gratiot, Mich. and her long time caregiver, Nancy Harris of Cushing. Also, special thanks to her niece, Melodey Weaver and her partner, James Crochere, of Thomaston, and to her niece, Regina Robinson of Thomaston, who made it possible for Edith to stay in her beloved home.

Predeceased by her parents; her siblings, Elmer Daniels, formerly of Union, Arthur Daniels formerly of Connecticut, Laura Lotheridge and her husband, Clifford, formerly of Bowdoinham, and Marguerite Olson and her husband, Donald formerly, of Verona, Ill.; and a brother-in-law, Bernard Raynes, formerly of Owls Head. Edith is survived by her son, Larry Irving Daniels and his partner, Tina Murray, of Ledyard, Conn.; two sisters, Eleanor Raynes of Owls Head and Catherine Daniels of Warren; two grandsons, Steven Daniels and his partner, Jaymie Allen, of Groton, Conn. and Jeffrey Daniels and his wife, Lisa, of Waterford, Conn.; four great-grandchildren: Amanda, Taylor, Jesse and Chad of Connecticut; and two great-great-grandchildren: Braxton and Blake of Connecticut; as well as many nieces, nephews and a large loving extended family.

Family and friends are invited to visit from 2-4 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021, at Burpee, Carpenter & Hutchins Funeral Home 110 Limerock Street, Rockland. In lieu of flower, memorial donations may be made to Pope Memorial Humane Society, PO Box 1294, Rockland, ME 04841.

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