EASTON, Conn. Frank F. Edwards of Easton died July 9 at his home, surrounded by family. He was 85.
Born in Bridgeport, he was the son of Frank Hull and May Flynn Edwards. A resident of Easton for 60 years, Edwards served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He worked for SNET as a construction supervisor for 39 years and was a lifetime member and past president of the Stepney Fire Department and the Fayerweather Yacht Club.
Edwards was predeceased by a brother, Donald. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Bernadette Bishop Edwards, of Easton; four sons, Mark (Ellen), of Brookfield, Stephen (Sue), of Newtown, Frank (Lisa) of Newtown, and Scott (Melanie) of Barrington, R.I.; a sister, Lois Ruis, of Moultrie, Ga.; nine grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Cyril F. Mullins Funeral Home in Trumbull was in charge of the arrangements. A memorial Mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. Thursday at Jesse Lee Church in Easton. Burial was private.
Memorial contributions may be made to Stepney Volunteer Fire Department 88 Main St., Monroe, CT 06468 or the Easton Senior Center 650 Morehouse Road, Easton, CT 06612.
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