OBITUARY

Verna Jean Edwards

December 23, 1926September 12, 2022
Obituary of Verna Jean Edwards
Verna “Jean” Edwards of Groton, Massachusetts, age 95, passed away on September 12, 2022. She was born on December 23, 2026 in Bangor Maine and was brought up in Saugus, Massachusetts. She graduated from Saugus High School and was accepted into the US Nurse Cadet Corps. She earned her RN (Registered Nurse) and worked in the nursing field for many years. In 1949 she met the love of her life, Thomas Edwards. They were married in 1950 and went on to have six children. In 1986 they retired and moved to New Port Richey, Florida where they live for over 30 years. During retirement the travelled extensively and enjoyed many summers on Cape Cod. As a devout Catholic, Jean served many years as a Eucharistic minister. Jean was energetic and loved power walking, golfing, painting and dancing to Frank Sinatra music. She is predeceased by her husband Tom, her parents, and siblings. She is survived by six children, 13 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. A memorial mass will be held at Saint James church in Groton, Ma. On September 22 @11am. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Merrimack Valley Hospice in Lawrence, Ma.

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