PENOBSCOT – Edrie Heath, 96, wife of the late Alvin Heath, died April 10, 2004, at an Ellsworth health facility. She was born Oct. 24, 1907, in Stockton Springs, the daughter of Martha (Littlefield) and George Dunaver. Having been left motherless at the age of five, she was reared by her aunt and uncle, Flora and Howard Littlefield of Stockton Springs. She wed Alvin in 1932, and for the 65 years of her married life lived in Penobscot. Edrie graduated from Stockton Springs High School and Farmington State Normal School. She taught school in Searsmont, Frankfort, Freedom, Castine, Penobscot and Orland during her very long teaching career of 48 years. Her many past students often speak of her teaching abilities and the lessons which they have continued to retain over the years. She was a member of the Sunshine Club, the Women’s organization associated with Anah Temple Shrine and was to receive her 75th year certificate of membership in Castine Grange this month. She is survived by a son, Howard of Penobscot; two daughters, Venessa Arsenault of Penobscot, and Priscilla Bunker and husband, Merton, of Wesley and Davenport, Fla.; seven grandchildren, Merton Bunker Jr. and wife, Joan, of Stafford, Va., Duane Bunker and wife, Sharon, of Gorham, Daniel Heath and wife, Charlanne, of Ward Cove, Alaska, Shawn Heath and wife, Kathy, of Bucksport, Sally Heath of Bar Harbor, Matthew Arsenault of Corvallis, Ore., Shelia Smith of Liberty Center, Ohio; 10 great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews and cousins. In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by a brother, Dexter; two sisters, Dora McIntyre and Mabel Staples; and a grandson, David Arsenault. Graveside services will be held 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 27, 2004, at Castine Cemetery with the Rev. Ron Hutchins officiating. Anyone wishing to donate in her memory may do so by contributing to The Sunshine Club, care of Anah Temple Shrine, 586 Main St., Bangor, ME 04401 or the Castine Grange No. 250, care of Betty Chatfield, RR 1, Box 362, Penobscot, ME 04476. Arrangements by the Mitchell-Tweedie Funeral Home, 28 Elm St., Bucksport.