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Obituaries 5/15

May 15, 2002

Mary J. Edwards


FREDERICK, Md. - Mary Jane Edwards, 89, of Frederick, died Tuesday, May 14, 2002, at Frederick Memorial Hospital.

Born Nov. 6, 1912, in Frederick County, Md., she was the daughter of the late Charles Irvin and Mary Jane Minker Storm.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John Robert Edwards, in 1988.

She was a graduate of Frederick High School.

She was employed by the Frederick County Courthouse until her retirement. She worked for the Clerk of Court and later for the Register of Wills.

She was a member of Calvary United Methodist Church in Frederick, where she was a member of Susannah Wesley Class. More recently, she attended Mount Nebo United Methodist Church in Boonsboro.

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She was a member and past worthy matron of Order of the Eastern Star Chapter 79 of Frederick; past guardian of Job's Daughters 28; a volunteer of Citizens Nursing Home; a member of Ladies Auxiliary of Francis Scott Key Post 11 American Legion; Ladies of the Elks BPOE Lodge 684 of Frederick; American Association of Retired Persons Chapter 636; John R. Webb Post 3285 VFW Auxiliary; Maryland Classified Employees Association; Frederick Travel Club; and Daughters of the American Revolution.

She is survived by one daughter, Elizabeth L. Breeden of Gapland; three grandchildren, Terri J. Hollingshead of Boonsboro, and Toni L. Wetzel and Jody O. Breeden III, both of Gapland; six great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by one sister, Elizabeth R. Mackley.

Services will be Friday at 2 p.m. at Calvary United Methodist Church, Frederick. The Rev. Robert Brennan will officiate. Burial will be in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Frederick.

The family will receive friends Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Keeney and Basford Funeral Home, Frederick, where the Order of the Eastern Star will conduct a memorial service at 6 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Calvary United Methodist Church, 133 W. Second St., Frederick, MD 21701; or Mount Nebo United Methodist Church, 134 S. Main St., Boonsboro, MD 21713.

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