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KENNEBUNK, ST. AUGUSTINE, FL & NEWPORT - Edna H. Whiting, 82, died December 27, 2002 at her residence in Kennebunk. She was born June 4, 1920 at Wilmot Parish, New Brunswick, Canada, a daughter of John and Georgia (Nelson) Harris. She moved to Maine with her family at the age of 4; moving to St. Albans in the early 1930’s. In 1940, Edna married George A. Whiting of Newport, where they resided until George’s military career caused them to relocate in the southern part of the country from 1945 until 1950. They moved back to Newport, and after residing in Kittery for a time, retired to St. Augustine, Florida, where they lived for 20 years. George predeceased her in February of this year. Edna had only recently moved to Kennebunk to be near her son and his wife, A. Lee and Stephanie Whiting of Kennebunkport.

In addition, she is survived by a brother, Sherman and wife Sandra Harris of Corinna; 2 sisters, Rowena and husband Lewis McLeod of St. Albans, Donna and husband Owen Leighton of Newport; a sister-in-law, Geraldine Harris of Palmyra; several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends may call from 6-8 P.M. Thursday at Crosby & Neal Funeral Home, 117 Main Street, Newport, where funeral services will be held at 11 A.M. Friday, January 3rd, with Pastor Al H. Worden officiating. Donations may be made to a charity of one’s choice.

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