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August 14, 2013

Sharon N. Edwards

The Daily Star

---- — Sharon N. Edwards

EDMESTON — Sharon N. Edwards, 71, of Edmeston, died peacefully on Aug. 12, 2013, at Bassett Medical Center, Cooperstown.

She was born Aug. 13, 1941, at home in Hamburg, N.J., the daughter of Clarence and Velma (Rush) Totten.

She married Joseph Allen Edwards on April 17, 1957, in Franklin, N.J. He predeceased her on July 23, 2001.

Sharon’s main focus was her family. She enjoyed puzzle books, the company of her great-grandchildren and her dog, Sammi.

Her children, Dale and Diane Edwards, Terri and Lewis Rude; her grandchildren, Shelley and Peter Coughlin, Dale-Lynne and Jason Wust, Jessie Edwards and Dan Zinger and Rusty Edwards; her three great-grandchildren, Jayden Wust, Hailey Coughlin and Thomas Coughlin survive Sharon. Her sister, Barbara Arnott, predeceased her.

Graveside funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013, in Edmeston Union Cemetery with Joan Kuhn Terry, certified celebrant officiating.

Contributions may be made in Sharon’s memory to the Edmeston Emergency Squad and envelopes will be available at service time.

Funeral arrangements are under the guidance of the Houk-Johnston-Terry Funeral Home, Edmeston and condolences to the family may be left at the funeral home website