Edna Billington

Mar 29, 2021
Edna Billington

Rockland — Edna Billington passed away in her sleep Saturday, March 13, 2021, at the Knox Center in Rockland. She was 94 years old.

She was the second-youngest of six children born to Charles and Alice Tweedie of Thorndike. She is predeceased by Clyde Robert (who died as an infant), brothers Lester and James, and sisters Helen and Charlene.

Edna attended Crosby High School in Belfast and after graduation, became a hairdresser in Camden in a second-floor space above Haskell and Corthell. She continued to cut hair on a limited basis into her late 80s for women at the Methodist Conference Home.

Other places Edna worked were the Courier-Gazette and Littlefield Memorial Baptist Church in Rockland. She also raised money for the March of Dimes and the American Cancer Society.

Edna was a member of Littlefield Memorial Baptist church, where she was married to John Billington, who passed away in 1985. The church has been her family her entire adult life. She taught Sunday school there for many years, as well as being a member of the Fidelis Club.

Her surviving family members are her son Glenn Billington and his wife Joanne; grandchildren Joe Pedatella and his wife Iwona, Bob Pedatella and his wife Jessica; great-grandchildren Anthony, Max and Easton Pedatella; son Gary Billington and his wife Sandy, Grandchildren Evan and twins Zoe and Abby.

Edna will be buried in Thorndike this summer. To share a memory or story with Edna’s family, visit their online Book of Memories at bchfh.com. In lieu of flowers, may be shared with Littlefield Memorial Baptist Church, 1 Waldo Ave., Rockland ME 04841.

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