Earl C. Edwards of Milford, Pa., dies at age 85

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Earl C. Edwards of Milford, Pa., passed away Saturday, March 9, 2019, at Belle Reve Senior Living Center in Milford. He was 85.

Son of the late Ralph and Jennie (Cummings) Edwards, he was born Aug. 1, 1933, in Port Jervis, N.Y.

He was a retired accountant operating Earl C. Edwards, CPA, in Port Jervis and later Milford. Earl was a member of St. Thomas the Apostle Church, Sandyston, N.J., St. James the Greater Church, Montague, N.J., Port Jervis Elks Lodge #645, Port Jervis, Milford Rotary, Milford, and Milford Lions Club, Milford. He was a U.S. Army Korean Conflict veteran.

He leaves behind his wife, Vivian (Trovato) Edwards; sons, Daniel Edwards and Douglas Edwards; daughters, Elena Marie Chalcraft and Jeanne Anne Abdou; grandchildren, Christopher, Jillian, Kaelyn, Jacob, Ethan, and Audrey; and sister, Joan Nicollette.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Thomas the Apostle Church, Sandyston, N.J., on Saturday, March 16, at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Wayne Varga officiating.

Memorial donations may be made to Jillian’s Jitterbug Foundation (jilliansjitterbug.com).

Arrangements are by Stroyan Funeral Home, Milford.

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