AUBURN — Edith Frank Norris, 93, of Auburn died Saturday, Feb. 19, at Schooner Estates with family and friends at her side.

She was born in Poland, Dec. 29, 1917, the daughter of Claude and Goldie (Hayward) Frank. She attended Minot Corner School and graduated from Edward Little High School, Class of 1935. She then went on to further her education at Farmington Normal School Teachers College graduating in 1938. Edith returned to UMF to earn her B.S. in Education in 1961. She taught school in the Auburn School system for 30 years, retiring in 1979.

She was married in 1940 to the late Earl L. Norris, who died on Sept. 1, 1972.

An avid outdoors person, she enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping and canoeing. She also particularly reveled in improving her home’s landscaping and planted and matured colorful flower beds and shrubs.

She was a member of the Auburn Retired Teachers Association, the Androscoggin Retired Teachers and the National Retired Teachers Association. She also was a member of the Maine Association of Retirees and the Delta Kappa Gamma Society International.

She spent many years encouraging the continual care and improvement of the Lane Cemetery in East Poland.

She is survived by one son, Bruce L. Norris of Flemington, N.J.; two grandsons, Bradley L. Norris and his wife, Kristina, of Hockessin, Del., and Timothy D. Norris and his wife, Tracy, of Califou, N.J.; and three great-grandchildren, Connor, Luke and Chloey.

Besides her husband, she was predeceased by a sister, Bernice Fifield.

Online condolences and sharing of memories may be expressed at www.lynchbrothers.com.

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