Colleen Edwards
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Obituary of Colleen Jane Edwards

Colleen Jane Edwards, 82, passed away on Friday, February 1, 2019 at A.O. Fox Hospital, Oneonta. She was born on January 28, 1937 in Cannonsville, daughter of the late Louis and Hazel (Almy) Scofield.

On August 23, 1968, she was married to Melvin Edwards. He predeceased her on May 4, 2017 after 48 years of marriage.

Colleen worked as a bacteriologist for over 30 years at The Hospital in Sidney before retiring in 1993. She was a talented seamstress and enjoyed sewing, knitting, reading and watching NASCAR. She especially enjoyed spending time with her family.

Colleen is survived by: 2 daughters: Dorthea Christensen of Bainbridge and Cindy Ketchum of Unadilla; 3 grandchildren: Gwen Ketchum, Heather and Issac Wilcox and Brooke Ketchum; 4 great-grandchildren: Hailee Seamen, Peyton Ketchum, and Camden and Ellie Wilcox; and her brother, Paul Scofield.

She was also predeceased by a brother, Wallace.

At Colleen's request, there will be no services. Burial will be private in Throopsville Rural Cemetery, Auburn, at a later date. Memorial donations may be directed to the Delaware Valley Humane Society, 101 E. Main St. Sidney, NY 13838 or to the charity of one's choice. Share condolences online at

Arrangements are under the direction of C.H. Landers Funeral Chapel, Sidney.

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