Edwina M. Ferguson, age 93, passed away peacefully Friday, April 21, 2017 at her home.
Edwina was born February 3, 1924 in Dansville, a daughter of Howard E. & Edna (Robinson) Ferguson. She was a graduate of Dansville High School and attended business school in Rochester. After graduation, she returned to Dansville and worked with her father in the clothing store he established in 1939; Ferguson's Dress Shop. The business was a staple in the community for years and Edwina took over operating the store after her father's death; and operated it until 1988.
Edwina was a faithful member and volunteer of the Dansville Presbyterian Church, also for the American Red Cross, Noyes Memorial Hospital, the King's Daughters & Sons Home, the Dansville Historical Society and she was a "Friend of the Library".
She and her best guy, Jacques, enjoyed traveling, spending winters in Florida and their favorite yearly trips to New England states, primarily New Hampshire; where they made many friends who have kept in touch to this day.
Edwina is survived by her loving companion and best guy, Jacques L. Dietz; she is also survived by many dear friends here in Dansville, Florida, New Hampshire and everywhere she went.
Per Edwina's wishes, there will be no prior calling hours. A funeral service will be held 11 am, Saturday, April 29th, at the Dansville Presbyterian Church, 3 School St., Dansville, NY 14437. Burial will be next to her parents in Greenmount Cemetery, Dansville.
Contributions may be made to the Dansville charity of your choice or the Livingston County Hospice, 2 Murray Hill Dr., Mt. Morris, NY 14510. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the Chamberlin-Baird Funeral Home, 73 Main St., Dansville. To light a candle or leave a memory for Edwina, please visit www.bairdfuneralhomes.com