OBITUARY: Froggatt

Edith H. Froggatt (1922 – 2016)

COPAKE FALLS—Edith H. Froggatt of Mountain View Street, Copake Falls, passed away at her home in the early morning hours of Thursday, September 1, surrounded by her loving family.

Born in Manhattan, January 15, 1922, she was the daughter of the late William and Jane Hunter. She was predeceased by eight siblings and her beloved husband, Frank.

Mrs. Froggatt spent each childhood summer in Copake Falls and resided there permanently for the last 40 years. She was deeply committed to the organizations to which she proudly belonged. She was a long-time member of the Eastern Stars, the Roe Jan Young at Hearters, the Episcopal Church Women of Saint John in the Wilderness, the Copake Fire Company Auxiliary, the Copake Grange and the Copake Republican Club.

Mrs. Froggatt leaves behind her loving family: daughters, Jane Holdridge, and Barbara (Jim) Adams; grandchildren, Jeremy (Abby) Holdridge, Sarah (Matt) DeFrias, Jamie (Kyla) Dykeman, Ethan Holdridge and Tammy LaSusa; great-grandchildren, Haley, Bradley, Riley, Bryce, Matthew, Samantha, Carter, Rory and Dax and many nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Froggatt was the baker of the best banana bread, wizard with a knitting needle and yarn, a deeply caring soul, with a witty sense of humor and a million-dollar smile. She was known for all these things and so much more. “We’ll be loving you—Always.”

Calling hours will be at Peck and Peck Funeral Home, 8063 State Route 22, in Copake Falls, Sunday September 4, 2016 from 1 to 5 p.m.

Funeral services will be held at the Church of St. John in the Wilderness, Monday September 5, 2016 at 11 a.m.

Private interment will be at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Church of St. John in the Wilderness Episcopal, the Shriners’ Hospital in Springfield, MA, or the Community Hospice of Columbia / Greene, 47 Liberty Street, Catskill 12414.

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