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Edith L. "Edye" (Reibsome) Folk, 85, of Watsontown, died Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017, at Evangelical Community Hospital, Lewisburg.

She was born May 27, 1931, in Milton, a daughter of the late Charles and Sara E. Reibsome. On July 10, 1950, Edith married the late Richard O. "Dick" Folk and they celebrated 51 years of marriage together until his death on Oct. 13, 2001.

Edith was a former member of Washington Presbyterian Church, Allenwood. She enjoyed going to the beach, cruising around in her convertible Mustang and spending time with her two great-grandsons. She was employed by Northumberland County as a van driver, working for 15 plus years and retiring in 1992.

She is survived by one daughter and son-in-law, Lisa L. and Raymond G. Sellard Jr., two grandchildren, Heather L. and Jason T. Ferguson, of Prince Frederick, Md. and Bruce R. and Shannon R. Sellard, of Watsontown; and two great-grandsons, Hunter T. and Jackson T. Ferguson.

In addition to her parents and husband, Edith was preceded in death by two brothers, Bill and Bud Reibsome; six sisters, Sara West, Stella Lupo, Susie Poeth, Florence Wolfe, Alfreda Morgan and Dolly Trate, along with infant siblings.

A public viewing will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 20, 2017, at the Dale Ranck Cremation & Funeral Care, 125 N. Front St., Milton, followed by the funeral at 7 p.m. with Pastor Brad Peace of Hope Community Church, Muncy, officiating.

Burial will take place privately at the convenience of the family in Highland Cemetery, New Columbia.

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Published on February 17, 2017
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