FT. MYERS, FL
Faye A. Waldo
Faye Ann Roberts Waldo went home to be with the Lord, on Friday, August 22, 2014 at her home in Fort Myers, FL after a long, courageous battle with cancer.
She was born on September 5th, 1935 in Muncie, IN, to the late Ward Roberts and Lovell B. Edmonds Roberts. Faye graduated from Muncie Central in 1953 and the former Ball State Nursing College. During her nursing career at the former Ball Hospital, Faye met a patient and the love of her life, John David Waldo. They were married on March 9, 1956 at the Eaton Methodist Church. During their time together, they had two sons: David Emerson (deceased) and Mark Edward (Janet) Waldo.
Faye was also a nurse for Dr. Weisner in Eaton before retiring to farm. Faye and John bought their dream home in Matlacha, FL in 1979. She moved to Fort Myers in 1995 after the loss of John.
In Fort Myers she was a member of the McGregor Baptist Church. Faye was an amazing wife, mother and aunt. Her home was always open to family and friends. Faye’s chicken and dumplings were requested at every family gathering.
In addition to her son Mark, she will be sadly missed by granddaughter, Casy (Craig) Penix, great-granddaughters, Mareah and Ellie Penix, nieces Yvonne Pine, Judi (Gaylord) Stough and Jan (Steve) Wiese.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 A.M. Friday, August 29, 2014 at the Pitman-Richman Funeral Home, 200 S Hartford St., Eaton with Pastor Steve DeLisle officiating. Burial will follow in Union Cemetery, Eaton.
Visitation for friends and family will be at the funeral home from 4:00 to 8:00 P.M. on Thursday, August 28, 2014 and one hour prior to services Friday.
Memorials may be made in her name to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718