Edith Fancher Ormsbee

Edith Fancher Ormsbee

MEDUSA — Edith Fancher Ormsbee, a wife and mother who lived in Medusa for more than half of a century, died on Sunday, Jan. 4, 2015 at Cobleskill Regional Hospital. She was 70.

Born in Catskill on Oct. 13, 1944, she was the daughter of the late Fay and Catherine Lounsbury Fancher.  Her family lived in Westerlo, and she attended Berne-Knox-Westerlo Central School. 

She is survived by her husband, Ray D. Ormsbee; her daughters, Anna Jardine and her husband, Mike, Patti Jardine and her husband, Tom, Nancy Russell and her husband, Paul, and Maggie James and her husband, Mike; 10 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Her parents died before her as did her sister, Myrtle Abrams.

Calling hours will be Tuesday, Jan. 6, from 4 to 7 p.m. at A.J. Cunningham Funeral Home, 4898 State Route 81, Greenville.  A graveside service will be conducted on Wednesday, Jan. 7 at 10 a.m. in the Medusa Cemetery. Condolences may be posted at ajcunninghamfh.com.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association, Post Office Box 11454, Alexandria, VA  22312.

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