Joseph Edwards
Wednesday
15
June

Visitation at Funeral Home

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wednesday, June 15, 2022
Donovan Funeral Home, Inc
82 South Church Street
Goshen, New York, United States
Thursday
16
June

Final Resting Place

Thursday, June 16, 2022
Orange County Veteran's Memorial Cemetery
111 Craigeville Rd.
Goshen, New York, United States
Thursday
16
June

Funeral Service

10:00 am
Thursday, June 16, 2022
St Columba Church
27 High Street
Chester, New York, United States

Obituary of Joseph A. Edwards

Joseph "Murphy" A. Edwards, 91 CHESTER, N.Y.—Joseph "Murphy" A. Edwards, 91, of Chester entered into rest Monday, May 23, 2022, at Garnett Medical Health Center in Middletown. He was born August 11, 1930, in Goshen, a son of the late John I. and Margaret (Dowling) Edwards of Chester. Joseph was a United States Army veteran who served in Germany. He was employed by the Monroe-Woodbury Central School District in Monroe as a bus driver and was a life member of the Chester Fire Department - Walton Engine and Hose Co., and American Legion Post #488. He is survived by his sister Eileen (Edwards) Shanley and nephew Michael T. Shanley III of Goshen; and nieces Donna Wargo (husband Jerry) of Kenansville, N.C., and Margaret Miller (husband Devan) of Milford, Del. He was predeceased by his siblings John M. Edwards, Donald Edwards, Mary Jane (Edwards) Freeman, Catherine Edwards, and Margaret Peggy Edwards. The family offers a special "thank you" for the help of his good friends, along with the caring staff at Glen Arden in Goshen. Visitation will be Wednesday, June 15, 2022, from 4 to 7 p.m., at Donovan Funeral Home Inc., 82 South Church St., Goshen. The funeral Mass will be held Thursday, June 16, 2022, at 10 a.m., at St. Columba Church, 27 High St., Chester. Burial will follow in Orange County Veteran's Memorial Cemetery in Goshen. Memorial donations may be made in Joseph's name to St. Columba Church, 27 High St., Chester, N.Y. 10918; https://stcolumbachester.com
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