Miriam Maris Ederma, 82, passed away on Thursday, August 4 at Gaston Memorial Hospital. A native of Parnu, Estonia she was the daughter of the late Harald and Lydia Nirk Kikas.
She is survived by her loving husband of 56 years, Dr. Arvo B. Ederma of Belmont, daughters and sons-in-law Karin E. Lee of Hickory, NC, Tiina and Peter Naumowicz of Fairfax, VA, son and daughter-in-law Erik A.and Sara Ederma of Gaithersburg, MD, sister Vivian Karin Pessa of Ridgewood, NJ, five grandchildren; Lauren Bourque, Christopher Lee, Scott Lee, Micah Ederma and Jonah Ederma and niece Ingrid Pessa.
Funeral Services for Mrs. Ederma will be at 3:00pm, Tuesday, at the chapel of Kensico Cemetery, Valhalla, NY with the Rev. Thomas Vaga officiating.
Memorials may be sent to Alzheimer's Association, P.O. Box 96011, Washington, DC 20090-6011 or to Lenoir-Rhyne University, Friends of Music, www.lr.edu.
Share condolences with the family by visiting www.mcleanfuneral.com. McLean Funeral Directors of Belmont, NC and Hawthorne Funeral Home, Hawthorne, NY are serving the Ederma family.
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