BREWSTER - Edith G. (Nilson) Conti, 97, of Brewster, MA died peacefully at Liberty Commons in Chatham surrounded by family on August 10, 2018. She was the daughter of Frank and Ethel Nilson of Milton. She was the wife of the late Peter Conti to whom she was married for 46 years. They raised their children in E. Walpole and then retired to Brewster. The focus of her life was her family and helping them in any way she could. She was a devoted member of both Union Congregational Church of E. Walpole and Dennis Union Church where she served in many capacities over the years. As a former teacher, she spent over 20 years volunteering at Brewster Elementary School. She enjoyed traveling with family and her church group.

She is survived by her children Cici (the late Drew) Schoenberger, Ginny (Andy) McGeoch, Rich (Debbie) Conti, and Tina (Eric) Johnson, 12 grandchildren and one pre-deceased grandson, and 15 great-grandchildren. She was pre-deceased by her brother Frank Nilson, Jr. and is survived by her sisters-in-law, Lois Nilson and Mary Rogowicz.

Edie’s beautiful smile and youthful looks will be remembered by all who knew her. As one of her grandsons remarked “She had a great run!”

Visiting hours will be held at Doane, Beal, and Ames Funeral Home in S. Dennis on August 16, 2018 from 5-8PM. A celebration of Edie’s life will be held on August 17, 2018 at Dennis Union Church at 12:30 PM.

Donations can be made to Dennis Union Church, 713 Main St., Dennis, MA 02638 or the Epilepsy Foundation (www.epilepsy.com).

Doane, Beal & Ames

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