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Edna D. (Davenport) ChristensenNovember 22, 1922 ~ September 21, 2016 (age 93)
Edna D. Christensen, 93, of Westborough, passed away on Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at the Beaumont Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Center in Westborough. She was predeceased by husbands, Charles E. Christensen and Willard Benton.
Born in Grafton, MA, she was the daughter of the late Raymond and Sarah (Wilson) Davenport. She was raised and educated in Grafton and was a graduate of Grafton High School.
For many years she worked as a dental assistant for the dental practices of Dr. Fox and Dr. Bellerose. In later years she worked as a clerk at Stop and Shop.
Edna was a member of The Congregational Church of Westborough for over 66 years and a member of the Rachel Chapter, Order of Eastern Star.
She is survived by two daughters, Barbara J. Nickerson and her husband, Clark, of Seaford, VA and Susan Lightbody and her husband, Jon, of Westborough; one step-daughter, Eleanor Carlson of North Carolina; three grandchildren, Julie Squires, Ryan Lightbody and Amy Lightbody; three step-grandchildren, David Benton, Paul Schnare and Donna O’Kane and three great-grandchildren, Jack Squires, Luke Squires and Maxx Squires.
She was the step-mother of the late Carol Benton and sister of the late Albert Davenport, Althea Mead and Mildred Salo.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend calling hours at the David A. Pickering Westborough Funeral Home, 62 West Main St., Westborough on Sunday, September 25, from 4 to 7 P.M.
A graveside funeral service will be held on Monday, September 26, at 11:00 A.M. in the Pine Grove Cemetery, South St., Westborough.
In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the Westborough Fire/Ambulance Gift Fund, 42 Milk St., Westborough, MA 01581
Westborough Fire/ Ambulance Gift Fund
42 Milk St., Westborough MA 01581