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Edith M. Crawford Dennis

June 25, 1948 ~ March 1, 2022 (age 73)


                                                                                                                                                                                             THE LIFE AND LEGACY of



Mother Edith entered this world on June 25, 1948, in  Kpekor,  Brewerville,  Montserrado County, Liberia, Africa to the late Reverend  Charles Forley Crawford and Mary Gbe Crawford.  Mother Edith transitioned to her eternal home on March 1, 2022.  Edith was preceded in death by her parents, one sister, Gbenee Crawford and one brother, Charles Crawford.  

Edith graduated from high school and went on to become a highly skilled and respected member of the healthcare community as a Certified Nurses Aide. Edith retired from Pawtucket Falls Nursing Home, Pawtucket RI. afterdedicating nearly 40 years of delivering complex and loving caring for the mind, body and spirit of her patients.  Prior to immigrating to America she worked as a manager of a family owned florist in Liberia, Africa.

From childhood in Liberia, Edith dedicated her life to the Lord and was a steadfast, faithful, dependable Christian servant. She was the second member of The Temple of Restoration and served on many committeesthere.  She was well known as the “Candy Lady” alwaysgiving candy, gum and sweet words of comfort to everyone she encountered.   Edith was also known for her love of birds and could often be found in various places around Pawtucket armed with bread crumbs feeding her feathered friends. 

Edith fell severely ill in January 2021 after which  which she was hospitalized, underwent  several major operations, and ongoing in-house rehabilitation. Upon her demise, she resided at Warren Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Warren RI.  

Mother Edith leaves fond and precious memories to her daughter Thelma I. Dennis of Central Falls RI, daughter Frances L. Cole of Providence RI, Brother Joseph C. Ross (Renee) of Fayetteville NC, sister Elizabeth Crawford, Ghana Africa, Brother Jacob Crawford (Sienah) of Winston Salem NC, Brother John Stepney  (Patricia) of Winston Salem NC, Brother John Crawford of Winston Salem NC, Edith Swen, her niece and namesake of Liberia Africa, and Last but not least  her loving and a host of friends and family throughout the world.  


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