LARGO, FLA. - Emily Oldrid, 94, died Tuesday, January 6, 2009, following a long battle with COPD.
Born in North Easton, Mass. On March 16, 1915, she moved to Bethlehem in 1996. She was a member of St. Matthew Catholic Church, Winder, and was a seamstress. Mrs. Oldrid was preceded in death by her husband, George Oldrid; and son-in-law, Rodney Williams.
Survivors include daughters and son-in-law, Beverly and Buddy Farinha, Largo, Fla., and Susan Williams, Bethlehem; 10 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, January 24 at 10 a.m. at St Matthew Catholic Church, Winder, followed by a reception in Hodges Hall. There will be a chapel service on July 17, 2009, at Newport Memorial Park, R.I. She will be buried along side her husband following the service.
Memorial contributions may be made to The Hospice of the Florida Suncoast, 11701 S. Belcher Rd., Largo, FL 33707, or to St. Matthew Catholic Church Building Fund, 25 Wilkins Rd. SW, Winder, GA 30680, in memory of Emily Oldrid.
Florida Mortuary, Tampa, Fla., is in charge of arrangements.