Florence F. Edwards, 81, of Kinnelon, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Tuesday, February 14, 2012.
Florence married her high school sweetheart, Robert H. Edwards, on October 26, 1952 and the couple lived in Long Island before moving to Kinnelon in 1974. She worked many years as a secretary for Paine Webber Investments. A kind and gentle woman, Florence was beloved by all the children she touched.
Florence is survived by her nephew, Paul Bloomfield; her sister, Lois Messina; and her extended family and friends. She was predeceased by her husband, Robert H.
The family will receive visitors from 2-4 & 7-9 pm on Thursday, February 16 at the M. John Scanlan Funeral Home, Pompton Plains. A second viewing will be held from 2-4:30 and 7-9:30 pm on Friday at the New Hyde Park Funeral Home, New Hyde Park, NY. A funeral Mass will be celebrated 10 am on Saturday at St. Bonafice RC Church. Interment will follow at the church cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Disabled American Veterans, Lupus Foundation or American Cancer Society.