Edna S. (Simmons) Dunn, 88, of Mattapoisett died January 1, 2021 peacefully at home surrounded by her family.
She was the wife of the late Charles B. Dunn.
Born in Fall River, daughter of the late Abram and Emilia (Malek) Simmons, she lived in Fairhaven most of her life.
Mrs. Dunn was a graduate of Fairhavern High School, class of 1949. After graduation, she moved to New York City to pursue a career in modeling. After four years of modeling, she married and stayed at home raising her children.
She played violin and piano and she loved reading and sailing.
Survivors include her son, Jeffrey Dunn and his wife Lisa of Mattapoisett; a brother, Allen Simmons of south Texas; and several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
She was the mother of the late Benjamin Dunn and the sister of the late Abram Simmons, Jr.
Her private funeral arrangements are with the Saunders-Dwyer Mattapoisett Home for Funerals, 50 County Rd., Mattapoisett. For online condolence book, please visit www.saundersdwyer.com.