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(September 28, 1924 – March 28, 2013)

EDITH IRENE ABBEYEdith Irene Abbey, 88, of Midland and formerly of Salamanca, NY, died unexpectedly on March 28, 2013. Edith was born on Sept. 28, 1924 in Salamanca, NY to the late George and Anna (Shields) Haas. On Dec. 23, 1944 she married her sweetheart Marshall Abbey in Salamanca, NY. He predeceased her on Dec. 25, 1971. Edith loved helping people. Was an avid bingo player. She loved the Humane Society and word searches. Edith was a lifetime member of the Salamanca VFW. But especially, she loved her family. Edith is survived by her daughters Gale (Tom) Bono, Marsha (Calvin) Bowers; grandchildren, Laura, Ronald Jr., Michael, Richard, Robert, Robin, Tracy and Tammy; several great grandchildren; son-in-law Ronald Nagel; her sister Martha Brown and several nieces and nephews. Edith was predeceased by her daughter Priscilla Nagel and her brothers George and Harry. A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday, April 6, 2013 at Smith-Miner Funeral Home, 2700 W. Wackerly, with Pastor Don Duford officiating. The family will receive friends at the Funeral Home on Saturday from 10 am until the time of the service. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider the Humane Society.Online condolences can be left at www.smithminer.com