Charlton...Edith L. (Bruce) Brigham, age 63, of Freeman Rd. died Wednesday at Overlook Masonic Health Center. "Edie" was a brave and strong woman who fought a courageous battle against Multiple Sclerosis for over 43yrs. A loving wife, nurturing mother and caring person who always put the needs and wants of others before herself.
She leaves her husband of 42yrs. Dwight D. Brigham. They were married March 18, 1967. She is survived by 2 sons David Brigham of Auburn, Ian Brigham and his wife Umlesh of Auburn, and 2 daughters Sherry Ireland and her husband Will of Kings Mountain, NC, and Lisa Duval and her husband Richard of Dudley. She also leaves 6 grandchildren Nicholas and Michael Ireland, Jessica Zereski, Jared and Zachary Duval, and Melissa Brigham, and a great-grandson Jayden Ireland. She is survived by her mother Alice Lafleur Bruce of Putnam, and 2 brothers Jack Bruce and his wife Madeline of Southbridge, and William "Billy" Bruce of Putnam, many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by 2 brothers Scott and Gary Bruce and a sister Alice Bruce. Edie was born in Putnam, daughter of the late Jack Bruce and Alice Lafleur Bruce. She enjoyed reading and was a homemaker.
Calling hours are Saturday, Dec.19th, at Sansoucy Funeral Home 40 Marcy St. Southbridge from 11AM - 2PM. Burial services will be private.
In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Society Central N. E. Chapter 101-A First Ave. Suite 6 Waltham, MA 02451
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