Edith May Face HuntDecember 21, 2013
West Sand Lake - Edith May Hunt, 89, of Springer Road died Saturday, December 21, 2013, at her home surrounded by her loving family.
Edith May Face was born in East Nassau, NY on May 28, 1924 to the late Earlston and Inez Homes Face, and wife of 68 years to the late Jerome Griffin Hunt. In the summer of 1941 Edith and Jerome fell in love when they attended a square dance with family and friends. They were married on December 8, 1945 and were blessed with 6 children.
Growing up Edith lived on Hayes Road, East Nassau until the family moved to Stottville, NY where Edith's mother Inez was employed at the Stottville Wollen Mills as a skilled woolen weaver.
Edith went to Stootville Grammar School and graduated from Hudson High School during the summer of 1942.
After graduation Edith went to work for Montgomery Ward in Albany as a secretary. During World War II Edith went to work as a secretary for Cluett Peabody in Troy, NY which made Arrow shirts and neck ties. She then went to work for Faith Mills in Averill Park as a Bookkeeper. She was a teacher at Liberty Christian School in WSL.
Mrs. Hunt was a bookkeeper for her husband of Ackner Hunt Sand and Gravel.
She was a member of Grafton Baptist Church and Alps Baptist Church in which she was a Sunday School and Vacation Bible School teacher. She attended Wednesday Night Prayer meetings. She was an avid reader, wrote poetry, excellent cook, loved to bake, work in her garden and spend time with her family.
Survivors include her children, Gary Alan (Beverly) Hunt, West Columbia, TX, Joel Boyd (Judy) Hunt, Stephentown, Brian Dale (Diane) Hunt, West Sand Lake, Dawn Marie Hunt-Bucci, West Sand Lake and Jan Lynn (Henry Tanner III) Hunt, Berlin; 13 grandchildren; 8 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her son, Jerome Bruce Hunt and a sister, Ruth Oliver.
Relatives and friends may call at the West Stephentown Baptist Church 1672 Route 43 West Stephentown on Saturday from 11AM-1PM with a funeral service to follow at 1PM with Rev. Thomas Fox and Rev. Jason White, offciating.
Interment will be in East Nassau Rural Cemetery East Nassau.
Special Thanks to Chelsea Tomlinson and Mrs. Cheryl Walthers for your kindness. We are Grateful to Dr. Rommel Tolentino M.D., Nathan J. Gardner P.A. and the entire staff at The Community Care Physician P.C. of Schodack, N.Y. for your years of compassionate excellent medical care!
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in memory of Edith May Hunt to the Grafton Baptist Church and West Stephentown Baptist Church.