In Loving Memory of Antoinette J. Edwards

March 02, 1924
Bridgeport, CT
July 22, 2018
Fairfield, CT
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Spear-Miller Funeral Home

39 South Benson Road,
Fairfield CT US 06824


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St. Jude's Children's Hospital

501 St. Jude Place,
TN 38105

Antoinette J. Edwards

Antoinette J. Edwards of Fairfield, beloved wife of the late Dr. Larry E. Edwards, passed away peacefully Sunday, July 22, 2018 with her daughters, Linda and Lisa by her side. She was born March 2, 1924 in Bridgeport to late Matteo and Theresa Norcia.

A graduate of St. Vincent’s College of Nursing, she worked for many years on the Pediatric Ward at St. Vincent’s Hospital. It was there that she met and married her husband, started a family & became a resident of Fairfield for over 50 years. During WWII she was a member of the Cadet Nursing Corps.
Mrs. Edwards was a long-time active parishioner of St. Pius X Church where she always volunteered at the annual church picnic. She is survived by her children, Linda, Lisa, Joan and Larry; a grandson Roy, and her brother Michael. She was predeceased by her son Thomas. A private service will be held.

The family wishes to express their sincere thanks to Teresa Thomas for her friendship and excellent care she provided to their mother for 7.5 years. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. For information or to offer an online condolence please visit

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4 Guestbook Entries for Antoinette J. Edwards

  1. Linda, Lisa, Larry, Joan and Roy,
    So sorry for your loss. I will remember your Mom enjoying music and dancing. She was full of energy. May your memories help you through this most difficult time. God bless. Mary

  2. To the family,

    My sincere condolences on the loss of your loved one. Losing someone you love is very difficult, but please now that God knows you pain and is there to comfort and sustain you at this difficult time. (2 Corinthians 1:3,4 and Psalms 34:18)

  3. Dear Linda, Lisa, Joan and Larry:
    Please accept my sympathy on the loss of your mother. Many pleasant memories! She will remain in my prayers.

    Grace Monks

  4. To Lisa and the Edwards family:
    I’m sorry for the loss of your mother. I have thought of you often, Lisa, since we were classmates at Roger Ludlowe. May God and angels look after your mother’s soul. I’m also sending belated sympathies for the passing of your father and little brother, who struggled while he was here on Earth. ”
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