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Mrs. Margaret E. (Crawford) Edson

Mrs. Margaret E. (Crawford) Edson
  • February 1, 1924 - October 21, 2015
  • Reading, Massachusetts
  • Boston Children's Hospital Trust
    Community Fundraisers, c/o One Mission Resource Room
    401 Park Drive, Suite 602
    Boston, MA 02215
  • Reading Scholarship Foundation, Inc.
    PO Box 492
    Reading, MA 01867

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“I am so sorry to learn of the passing of this incredible woman. Peg had the warmest heart and the most gentle of ways...the room lit up when she...Read More »
1 of 14 | Posted by: A friend

“Bob - I and your OCSE-Audit family were saddened to learn of your Mom's passing. You and your family have our deepest sympathy. Our thoughts and...Read More »
2 of 14 | Posted by: Kimberly Smith - Co-worker

“My prayers are with the entire Edson family, your mother and grandmother was a loving and caring woman. She was always very friendly and generous to...Read More »
3 of 14 | Posted by: Richard M. Cerulo - Chelmsford, MA

“To John, Veronica and the entire Edson Family,Deepest sympathy and condolences for your loss. Our prayers for strength and healing at this difficult...Read More »
4 of 14 | Posted by: Michael Roberts - Wilmington, MA

“To John, Veronica and the entire Edson Family,Deepest sympathy and condolences for your loss. Our prayers for peace and healing at this difficult...Read More »
5 of 14 | Posted by: Michael Roberts - Wilmington, MA

“June & FamilyI am very sorry to hear about your loss. I wish you nothing but peace and comfort during this difficult time.Justin ”
6 of 14 | Posted by: Justin Lasko - Medford, MA

“Dear Edson Family, I was thinking today that Peggy passed on the 21st of October, and in India October 13-23 is called the week of Dusara, or the...Read More »
7 of 14 | Posted by: Mimi Smith - Brattleboro, VT

“June and Family,My deepest sympathies and condolences to you and yours. There is no loss greater than a Mother. ”
8 of 14 | Posted by: David Hernandez - Salem, NH

“Dear Edson Family and Friends, I will write later when I can get through this a bit easier, but know that I am thinking of you all and missing...Read More »
9 of 14 | Posted by: Mimi Smith - Brattleboro, VT

“Mrs. Edson was the epitome of a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and friend to all who were blessed to know her. God bless her and her loving family...Read More »
10 of 14 | Posted by: Theresa McLennan

“Mrs. Edson was the fun Mom in the neighborhood. The others, including mine, were far more serious. She always seemed joyful and was ever generous...Read More »
11 of 14 | Posted by: Mark Dooley - MA

“XOXOXO ”
12 of 14 | Posted by: David Frisiello - wakefield

“I love you and will miss you forever. I will miss your hugs and kisses that came from the heart.your loving son-in-law, David ”
13 of 14 | Posted by: david Frisiello - wakefield, MA

“June and Family,So sorry to hear about your Mothers passing. My prayers and thoughts are with you. ”
14 of 14 | Posted by: Scott Paquin - Braintree, MA


Margaret E. (Crawford) Edson, of Reading, died peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family on October 21, 2015 at age 91.

Margaret is the beloved wife of Clarence R. Edson for 71 years. She is the devoted mother of Robert P. Edson and his wife Gayle, Peggy A. Edson and her loving companion Mitchell Sikora, James E. Edson and his wife Marcia, Rosemarie Edson and her husband David McColl, the late Thomas A. Edson and his surviving wife Joie, Richard M. Edson and his wife Kandi, June D. Edson-Frisiello and her husband David, John C. Edson and his loving companion Veronica Ekstrom and Matthew Edson and his wife Michelle. Cherished grandmother of twenty and great-grandmother of three. Loving daughter of the late James A. and Margaret M. (Walker) Crawford. Dear sister of James Crawford and his wife Pauline, the late Anna Kelly and her husband Albert, Verna Crawford, Adeline Tkachuk and her surviving husband Peter and John J. Crawford and his surviving wife Marlene. Also survived by former daughters-in-law Susan Moore Edson and Miriam Smith.

Funeral from the Doherty-Barile Family Funeral Home, 11 Linden Street, READING, Monday, October 26th at 9:30am followed by a Funeral Mass celebrating Margaret's Eternal Life in Saint Athanasius Church, 300 Haverhill Street, Reading at 10:30am. Family and friends are cordially invited to gather and share memories with the Family on Sunday, October 25th from 3-7pm in the Funeral Home. Parking attendants and ramped entrance available. Interment at Charles Lawn Cemetery, Reading.

In lieu of flowers, please honor Margaret by making a donation in her memory to Boston Children's Hospital Trust, Community Fundraisers, c/o One Mission Resource Room, 401 Park Drive, Suite 602, Boston, MA 02215 or to Reading Scholarship Foundation, Inc., PO Box 492, Reading, MA 01867.