Catherine F. Edwards, 82, Sarasota, died March 9, 2005. She was born Nov. 3, 1922, in Jamesville, N.Y., and came to Sarasota in 1978 from Endwell, N.Y. She retired as a secretary and was a Navy veteran. She was a member of the Church of the Incarnation. Survivors include daughters Janet Fridh of Sarasota, Nancy Houlihan of Cooper City and Marilyn Kelley of Wexford, Pa.; sisters Hertha Hansen of Cicero, N.Y., Erna Leary of Port Byron, N.Y., and Marianne Parrow of Edenton, N.C.; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Church of the Incarnation. National Cremation Society, Sarasota chapter, is in charge. Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Southwest Florida, 5955 Rand Blvd., Sarasota, FL 34238.
Published in Herald Tribune on Mar. 11, 2005.