Edna (Wrisley) Ball, 91yrs. old N. Ferrisburgh / Shelburne
Burlington – Edna May (Wrisley) (Tucker) Ball passed away peacefully on Wednesday April 22, at Birchwood Terrace Nursing Home. Sadly she died from the Covid-19 virus. Edna was born April 15, 1929 at home in Ferrisburgh. She was the daughter of Maud Wrisley (Porcheron) and Philip Dawson. She was raised by her Grandparents Charles and Nellie Wrisley, and grew up on Little Chicago Rd. Ferrisburgh. She attended schools in Ferrisburgh and graduated from Rockpoint girls finishing school in Burlington.
She and her first husband, Foster Tucker, Sr. raised eight children in the community of Old Hollow Road in N. Ferrisburgh. She worked for many years as an inspector at Simmonds Precision followed by starting her own cleaning business, working until the age of 73 years.
She was a beautiful wife, mother and grandmother with a gentle heart. She enjoyed gardening, bird watching and deer hunting, but was most happy when spending time with her large and growing family. She always looked forward to the long weekends spent at the ocean with her three daughters.
She is survived by her husband Winston Ball and her children: Gloria-lee and (Richard) Phelan, Foster Tucker, Stephen and (Dianne) Tucker, Greg Tucker, Suzanne and (Michael) Bushey, Kimberly and (Timothy) Curtis. Twenty three grandchildren, and brothers and sisters, Charlie and Raymond Porcheron Jr., Joan and Nellie Humiston.
She is predeceased by her first husband Foster Tucker, Sr., and her son’s Michael and Scott Tucker.
A private Catholic graveside service was held on April 28th in N. Ferrisburgh. A celebration of her life will be held at a later date. To send online condolences to her family please visit www.brownmcclayfuneralhomes.com