Mrs.Mary Edith Gamachemother and wife passed away in peace at Moore Regional Hospital on Friday December 17th 2010.Mary was the daughter of the late Lawrence and Jane Dennis. She was a resident of Southern Pines for 32 years. Mary was also the former Owner and President of Mary-Dennis Manor and Southern Pines Manor Rest Home for 23 years. Mary was born in Ludlow, Mass. 08-09-1927. She was a graduate of Cathedral High School in Springfield MA, and also from the Nursing School at Springfield Technical Institute in 1965. Mary was married to Wilfred Gamache for 58 years who has preceded her in death. From this union she leaves three children Dennis Gamache and wife Claudia of Naperville, IL,, Kathleen Tomlinson and husband Leeof Aberdeen, NC, and Elizabeth Benoit and her husband Peter of Hampton, VA. She also leaves six grand children Nicole Burkott, David Benoit, Joseph Benoit, Sean McCabe, Katie McCabe, Gabrielle Benoit, and Christopher Burkott who preceded her in death. She also leaves two Great Grandchildren Aubrey Dalton, and Noah McCabe. Mary also enjoyed the loving friend and Nurse Heather Birner. Mary was a communicant of St Anthony of Padua in Southern Pines. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 P. M. Wednesday 22nd of December at Powell Funeral Home in Southern Pine. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 A. M. Thursday December 23rd at St Anthony of Padua Church in Southern Pines with burial to follow in Bethesda Cemetery Aberdeen, N, C,

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  1. Mary will always be in my heart. My sympathy and prayers are with the family. It has been an honor to know and have her in my life.

  2. Dear Liz and family, I’m so sorry to have missed the services for Edith. You know if we lived closer I would have been there. Please know my thoughts and prayers are with you at this very sad time. May love remain in your memories and give you peace. Love

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