Obituary of Margaret Arletta Edwards
Margaret Arletta Edwards of Stanhope, NJ passed away peacefully on Friday, February 14, 2020 at Bristol Glen in Newton surrounded by her children. She was 90 years old. Arletta was born on June 25, 1929 in Spring Lake, NJ to the late Reverend Henry P. and the late Martha (Pindar) Bowen. Arletta was a longtime resident of Stanhope, NJ and was employed by both Lenape Valley Regional High School and Stanhope Borough School as a Library Media Specialist. She was a longtime member of the First Presbyterian Church of Stanhope, the Order of the Eastern Star – Mt. Olive and as a teenager the Stanhope Methodist Church. Arletta was known for sharing her faith, helping others and she cherished spending time with her loving family. Arletta is survived by her daughter, Jane Edwards, her sons, John Edwards (Barbara) and Bill Edwards (Theresa), her grandchildren; Kenneth, Jr. (Erin), Scott (Kelsey), Sarah (Yacoub), Julia, Timothy and Samantha and her great grandchildren; Isla, Henry, Malak and Isabella. She was predeceased by her beloved husband, Jacques "Jack" Edwards in 2006 and her grandson, Billy in 2014. Arletta's Life Celebration will include a Memorial Service on Saturday morning, February 22nd at 11:00 am at the First Presbyterian Church of Stanhope, 100 Main Street, Stanhope, NJ 07874. Arletta will be laid to rest with her husband and her grandson at the Stanhope Union Cemetery in Mt. Olive Twp., NJ. All services are entrusted to the Leber-Lakeside Funeral Home of Landing, NJ. For memorial donations, please consider a random act of kindness in her memory.
Saturday, February 22, 2020
First Presbyterian Church Of Stanhope
100 Main Street
Stanhope, New Jersey, United States