Edna J. Lovejoy, 89, of Penn Yan, passed away Friday, February 16, 2018 at Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital. A calling hour will be held Wednesday, February 21 from 11 a.m. to noon, with funeral services for Edna at noon; all at Weldon Funeral Home, followed by burial in Lakeview Cemetery. Memorial donations in lieu of flowers may be made to either Keuka College or Yatesville United Methodist Church.
Edna was born September 9, 1928 to the late Sydney and Lois Ransom Frarey. She helped run the Lovejoy Farm with her beloved husband Donald, worked in food service at Penn Yan Schools for 10 years, and as head cook at Keuka College for 25 years. She loved the day-to-day contact with children. She was a loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother with many close friends.
Edna is survived by daughters, Dianne J. Lovejoy of Penn Yan, and Donna Tellier of Newark; grandchild, Patricia (Geno) Phillips, and their children, Justin, Anna, Ian and Joel Phillips; and grandchild, Patrick (Jennifer) Tellier, and their children Clay and Jasper; three sisters, Martha, Margaret ,and Delores; as well as several nieces and nephews.
Edna was predeceased by her husband, Donald, in 2000; brothers, Donald and Robert Frarey; sisters, Barbara Frarey Coon and Jane Frarey Conley; also son-in-law Ron Tellier.