The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA


October 9, 2013

Anna M. Edwards

BEDFORD — EDWARDS – Anna M., 88, Friendship Village, Bedford, died Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013, at UPMC Bedford Memorial Hospital. Born Jan. 5, 1925, in Johnstown, daughter of the late Harvey and Anna (Miller) Wentz. On July 10, 1947, in Cumberland, Mid., she married Robert C.  Edwards and he preceded her in death on Dec. 8, 1988. Survived by daughters, Patty, wife of Craig Cone, Baltimore, Md.; and Gale Edelblute, Norfolk, Va.; sons, Barry Edwards, Middletown, N.Y.; and Donald Edwards, married to the former Jerri Townsand, Elizabeth City, N.C.; grandchildren, Jennifer, Sean, Heidi, Adam, Amy, Sarah and Heather; and great-grandchildren, Chelsea, Courtney, Caitlyn, Ryan, Joeseph, Gaige and Lane; also sister, Kathy, wife of Kelly Parker, Florida. Preceded in death by brothers, Walter, Harvey, Herbert, and Charles and Edward Wentz; and sister, Sarah Boothby. Anna retired after 22 years, with the Rockland County School District as a kitchen supervisor. She enjoyed spending time at the social club at Friendship Village. Funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11, in the chapel at Timothy A. Berkebile Funeral Home, Bedford, Beth Pyle officiating. Burial, Bedford County Memorial Park. Friends will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday and one hour prior to the service at the funeral home on Friday. Our online guest book is available at

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