Edmona Francis Saunders (Savell)

Edmona Francis Saunders (Savell) died peacefully at Skagit Valley Hospital in Mount Vernon, Wash. Easter Sunday, April 8, 2012. Edmona was born January 17, 1936 in Zillah, Wash. to William and Lillian Saunders and lived an adventurous life, traveling the World before settling down in Eastsound during the late 1980s.

Edmona leaves behind six children, 14 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren, three siblings, numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.

In her honor, a memorial pot luck gathering will be held at the Orcas Island Senior Center, 62 Henry Drive, Eastsound, Wash. in the Lundee Room, Saturday June 2, 2012 at 11 a.m. The Senior Center is where Edmona taught students the magic of oil painting and other crafts. She enjoyed her friends and will truly be missed by everyone.

We extend our deepest gratitude for the care and support given by Edmona’s grandchildren, her daughters and the staff at Skagit Valley Hospital Cancer Care Unit during her final days.

Louise Saunders passed