Edith (Dearden) Motha

October 7, 2018


Edith (Dearden) Motha, 96, of New Bedford, passed away peacefully at the New Bedford Jewish Convalescent Home on Sunday, October 7, 2018, after a long illness.

She is survived by twin daughters, Joyce A. Abendroth of Westport Harbor, MA and June M. Newby of Estero, FL and a son, Richard A. Motha of South Dartmouth, MA as well as four grandchildren and five great grandchildren.

Edith worked for many years at the Massachusetts Shirt Co., Eastern Sportswear and Justin Clothing. She was a member of the Amalgamated Workers of American Union Local 377.

In accordance with her wishes she was privately laid to rest in the Pine Grove Cemetery, in New Bedford.

Arrangements were by the Donaghy-Hathaway Funeral Home.

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