Donna M. Edwards, 67, of Magalloway Plantation, Maine, passed away on Tuesday, May 16, 2017, at the Androscoggin Valley Hospital, surrounded by her loved ones.
She was born in Rangeley, Maine, on Dec. 13, 1949, the daughter of the late Herman G. and Ethlyn M. (Ross) Kenney and was a lifelong resident of Magalloway Plantation. She attended school in Magalloway, graduated from Rangeley Lakes Regional High School and from White Mountain Community College in 1997 with her degree in nursing. She has been employed as a registered nurse at St. Vincent de Paul, prior to going to work at the Northern N.H. Correctional Facility in Berlin 12 years ago. Donna was the town assessor for many years in Magalloway Plantation and also volunteered on the fire department.
Family includes her husband, Roy D. Edwards of Magalloway Plantation, Maine; children Barry Eastman and wife Kelly of Errol, Kevin Eastman and significant other Cheryl Didsbury of Errol, Douglas Edwards and wife Cathy of Errol, and Rhonda Edwards and significant other Aaron Hamlin of Berlin; stepsons Ronald Edwards and wife Melissa of New York, Donald Edwards and significant other Vicky Riley of Colebrook, and Daniel Bissonette and wife Denise of Whitefield; 13 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; sisters Cheryl Lindsey of Vermont and Geraldine Kenney of Magalloway Plantation, Maine; brother Jimmy Haley of Colebrook; and nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by siblings Caroline and Herman, Jr.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, May 20, at 10 a.m. at the Magalloway Pink Church in Magalloway Plantation, Maine. Relatives and friends may call at the Bryant Funeral Home, 180 Hillside Ave., Berlin, on Friday evening from 5 to 7 p.m. Interment will be at a later date in the Magalloway Plantation Cemetery. Donations in her memory may be made to Errol Rescue, P.O. Box 64, Errol, NH, 03579. Online guestbook at www.bryantfuneralhome.net.