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Forrer, Edith Fox “Foxy”

Dalton — Edith Fox “Foxy” Forrer, age 95, of Dalton, formerly of Orrville, passed away Friday, April 1, 2022, at Shady Lawn Health Care Community in Dalton, following a period of declining health.
Edith was born on September 5, 1926, in Waynesburg, Pennsylvania, to the late Orion and Dulice Mae (Carpenter) Fox and married Robert “Bob” Forrer on June 25, 1950, in Cameron, WV. Robert passed away on February 20, 2008.
She graduated from Cameron High School in 1944 and Canonsburg General Hospital Nursing School in 1947. She worked as the Director of Nursing for Shady Lawn for 17 years.
Edith was a member of the American Sewing Guild and the Daughters of the American Revolution. She was an avid reader and loved the beach but not swimming in the ocean. Edith had a photographic memory and was a huge research buff. She was a very crafty and imaginative woman; she could do anything from painting, decoupage art, making her children’s clothes, and so much more. She even owned a craft business called “The Fox’s Den” in the early 70’s.
Surviving are her daughter, Carey Lee Forrer of Orrville; and numerous cousins, nieces, and nephews.
She was, also, preceded in death by her daughter, Robyn “Bobbie Jo” Forrer; sister, Irene Amburnsen; and brothers, William and Lawrence Fox.
Graveside services will be held at 11:00 AM on Thursday, April 14, 2022, at Crown Hill Cemetery’s chapel in Orrville, with Ohio’s Hospice LifeCare Chaplain Darcy Miller, officiating.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association 225 N. Michigan Avenue, Floor 17, Chicago, IL 60601, Ohio’s Hospice LifeCare 1900 Akron Road, Wooster, OH 44691, or a charity of the donor’s choice.
Auble Funeral Home in Orrville is handling the arrangements. Online registry and expressions of condolence may be made at

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