BEDFORD - Elizabeth T. (Henry) Edwards, 55, of Bedford, and formerly of Bay Shore, N.Y., died June 15, 2014, at Catholic Medical Center after her last and brief battle with cancer.She was born in New Rochelle, N.Y., on Feb. 1, 1959, to Thomas and Joan (Bianco) Henry.Lizzie had worked at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City for many years.She was a communicant of St. Elizabeth Seton Church in Bedford where she taught religious education. In Bay Shore, she was an active communicant of St. Patrick Church.Lizzie will be remembered as an incredible mother who was an avid supporter of her children's participation in soccer, baseball and softball.The family includes her husband of 22 years, Robert Edwards of Bedford; two children, William B. Edwards and Amelia E. Edwards both of Bedford; three siblings, John Henry and his wife, Roseanne, of Bay Shore, N.Y., and Annie Henry and Edward Henry both of Florida; a nephew, Sean Henry and a niece, Nicole Henry; and many friends on the east and west coasts.
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services: Calling hours are Wednesday from 4 to 7 p.m. at Lambert Funeral Home & Crematory, 1799 Elm St., corner of North Street, Manchester. Additional calling hours are Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Donohue-Cecere Funeral Home, 290 Post Ave., Westbury, N.Y. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday at 9:45 a.m. at St. Brigid Church, 75 Post Ave., Westbury, NY. Committal prayers will follow at Holy Rood Cemetery, 111 Old Country Road, Westbury, N.Y. Memorial donations may be made to West Islip Breast Cancer Coalition, 735 Montauk Highway, West Islip, NY 11795 To leave a message of condolence, visit www.lambertfuneralhome.com.
Lambert Funeral Home
1799 Elm Street Manchester, NH 03104
Published in Union Leader on June 17, 2014