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BRADY, Edna M. (Lofstedt)

BRADY - Edna M. (nee Lofstedt) Age 89, of Wilson, NY, on January 29, 2015 suddenly and peacefully. She was born in Batavia, NY on July 1, 1925, the daughter of the late John and Sigrid (Hedlund) Lofstedt. A graduate of LaSalle High School, she went on and graduated from the University of Michigan with degrees in English, Drama and Teaching. Upon graduation she taught in Auburn Hills, MI, returned to the Buffalo, NY area, was married to James T, Brady, Jr. in 1949 and raised four children. The Brady's moved to Dearborn Heights, MI in 1961. She returned to teaching in 1969 and spent most of her two decades of teaching at Cherry Hill High School in Inkster, MI. She was actively involved in the production of theatrical performances throughout her career. Edna was predeceased by her husband James and her daughter Linnea Brady Massey. She is survived by her sons, James T. (Tracey) Brady, III and Patrick D.
(Jennifer) Brady, and her daughter, Meghan F. (Chris) Gies; her 12 grandchildren, Lauren Elizabeth Brady, James T. Brady, IV, James (Chrissy) Massey, Patrick (Krystal) Massey, Michael (Meghan) Massey, Brigid Rose Massey, Darcy Kate Brady, Patrick D. Brady, Jr, Claire Charlotte Brady, Thomas James Gies, Linnea Catherine Gies, Callan Elizabeth Gies, and five great grandchildren; Tyler, Mary, Abigail and Lindy Massey and Patrick Massey, Jr. Edna was a member of the Windstar Country Club in Naples, FL. She was a member of the St. Brendan on the Lake R.C. Church in Wilson, NY. A private burial will be held at the convenience of the family. Visitation in Naples FL will be held at the FULLER FUNERAL HOME at 4735 Tamiami Trail East from 11-1 Friday January 30, 2015 and a private reception will follow at Windstar CC. Services will be held in Wilson, NY Sunday February 1, at the Hamilton Clark Funeral Home from 11-2, a reception will follow at the Wilson House Restaurant in Wilson NY. A memorial service will be held in the spring at St. Brendan on the Lake in Wilson, NY and a reception celebrating Edna's life will immediately follow. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Wilson Community Enhancement Charity (PO Box 875, Wilson, NY 14172), a 501(c) (3) charity dedicated to enhancing children's lives in Wilson, will be gratefully accepted.

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