BOSTON — Edythe Deedee J. Estes, 63, of South Paris passed away Sunday, June 24, at Brigham & Women’s Hospital in Boston. She was born in Lewiston on Jan. 15, 1955, the daughter of Robert and Frances Bean Vezina.

Deedee married Gregory Estes.

She enjoyed working at The Penley Corp., the Progress Center, H & R Block and owning and running her ice cream and sandwich shop, EdyJane Deelights, as well as her business Green Team Distribution. She loved cooking, baking and feeding family and friends. She loved gardening, being with family, yard-saling, helping people and loved all of her fur babies.

She is survived by her husband of South Paris; her children Karley Estes and fiance, Kass Eells; Josey Estes and fiance, Petra Hajdu; and Jillian Diffin and husband, Eric; three grandchildren: Wilder Diffin, Parker Diffin and Nash Eells; a brother, Robert Vezina, and wife, Chris; aunt and uncle Milton and Laurice Bean; and many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

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Edythe J. Estes

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