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Edna Louise Stanton

December 1, 1926 - August 8, 2011


Directions to Bourne National Cemetery
Connery Ave. , Bourne, MA for GPS users
Phone # 508-563-7113

495 South which continues into RT 25 East.

Go Over the Bourne Bridge – at the base of the Bridge there is a rotary – go ? way around onto Rt. 28 South towards Falmouth

Continue on Rt. 28 south approximately 4 miles to a second rotary.

Go ? around the rotary – You will see a sign for Massachusetts Military Reservation

Exit the rotary at this point. Travel approximately ? mile up the road and the cemetery entrance will be on the right side
Our Start Time is 12:45 pm
Just off the entrance road into the cemetery to the right, There should be a sign saying “Funerals”
Meet Between 12:20 and 12:45 in a single lane behind the hearse

The cars will line up in one of the three lanes on the right side of the entrance road. Do Not pull up prior to 12:20 – you may be in line with another funeral or block those arriving for other funerals.
They have schedule funerals every 15 minutes

Please be early rather than late.
Allow extra time for construction or traffic. Once you make it by the first rotary traffic is much better and there are Coffee shops an food places.

If you arrive early you can drive around the cemetery to use the facilities, view the grounds, etc?
To line up you have to Exit the cemetery through the main gate and just before you reach the road there will be a turn around / cut through on your left to come back in and the line up on the right.

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Edna Louise Stanton, 84, of Holliston and a longtime former resident of Waltham, passed away Monday, August 8, 2011 at the Timothy Daniels House in Holliston. Born in Newton, she was the daughter of the late George and Catherine (Dowling) Hartlen. She was the wife of Anthony H. Stanton of Holliston.

Edna was devoted to her family and was an artist and baker who used her skills to create paintings and many bridal and shower cakes.

Besides her husband of 60 years, she is survived by her children, Cpt. William M. Stanton of Lincoln, Matthew E. Stanton and his wife Mary Jo of Reading, Brian P. Stanton and his wife Kathleen of Lynnfield, Catherine “Kit” S. Chaisson and her husband William of Holliston and Timothy J. Stanton and his wife Rachael of Leominster. She will be especially missed by her 11 grandchildren; Andrea, Stephen, Daniel, Michael, Matthew, Katie, Sarah, Christopher, Adrian, Jessica and Victoria; as well as one great-grandchild Emelia.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, August 11, 2011 from 4-8p.m. at the Chesmore Funeral Home of Holliston, 854 Washington St. A funeral mass will be celebrated at 9:00a.m. on Friday, August 12th at St. Mary’s Church of Holliston. Burial will be held on Monday, August 15th at 12:45p.m. at Bourne National Cemetery in Bourne, MA. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to American Red Cross, 2000 Century Dr. Worcester, MA 01606 or redcross.org