Reggio, Edith Maxine – (d. 2002)

reggioEDITH MAXINE REGGIO, 71, of Bethany, known as Maxine, was called peacefully to her savior, Jesus Christ, the evening of Friday, February 8, 2002 at her home. She was born in Oney, OK on April 10, 1930, to Howard Holdge and Alene Olvilla (Lynn) Holdge. She was the loving wife of Michael Angelo Reggio and was the loving mother of four children, Michael Howard Reggio of Newalla, Joseph Lawrence Reggio of Bethany, David Anthony Reggio of Oklahoma City, and Maria Bernadette (Reggio) Epperson of Warr Acres. She is survived by fifteen grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. She is also survived by one sister, Mona Jean Berndsen, and one brother, Billy Don Holdge both of Fort Cobb. She was preceded in death by one brother, James Holdge of Fort Cobb, and one sister, Daisy Vaughn of Norman. Maxine grew up east of Fort Cobb, OK and graduated from Washita High School as one of only nine students graduating. She came to Bethany in 1962 and resided there until her passing. She was not only a dedicated homemaker, but she spent much time in charity and church work at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church. She worked at numerous jobs including becoming an assistant manager for 7/11 and one of the top sales people for C.R. Anthony Company. She was a celebrated genealogist, working on the Lynn and Holdge family since 1988. She has published many family history books on these two lines as well as five obituary books covering Central Tennessee. She was loved and will be missed by friends and loved ones all across the country. Funeral services were held at the Bill Merritt Memorial Chapel in Bethany and was buried at Resurrection Cemetery in Oklahoma City.

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