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Edith Bessette (January 20, 1873 - 1961) - 88 years old.

Edith was the daughter of Leon Bessette and Flavie Gendron, and the granddaughter of Jean Marie Bessette and Marie Gelineau dit Daniel.  She was baptized as Marie Aureline Ida Bessette, although she must have acquired the nickname of Edith as she was growing up.  She married Jacob C. Zuck on October 21, 1897 at St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church in Plattsburgh, NY. Edith and Jacob had two children: Lillian (b. July 10, 1901) and John (b. February 22, 1903)

Edith died in 1961, and her husband, Jacob died in 1940.  They are buried next to each other in the St. Peter's Catholic Cemetery in Plattsburgh, NY.



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