Frederick Aman ‘Pa’ Edwards Jr., 90, of Palenville
Frederick Aman “Pa” Edwards Jr., 90, of Route 23A, Palenville, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 6, 2016.
A native and lifelong resident of Palenville, Fred was the son of the late Frederick A. Edwards and Maude Craft Edwards. He owned and operated Honest Fred and Sons Trucking in Palenville and later drove truck for Longyear’s Express for over 30 years. He belonged to Teamsters Local 294, Albany.
Father of Carol Doud of Rochester, Frederick Edwards III (Michelle) of Palenville, Richard Edwards of Saugerties, Gail Edwards of Saugerties, Eugene R. Edwards (Carmela) of Palenville and Elizabeth Edwards–Chewens (Richard) of Catskill; brother of Marilyn Pavlovich of Saugerties, Marvin Edwards of North Carolina, Douglas Edwards of Saugerties and the late Eleanor McDowell and Harold Edwards. He was predeceased by two wives, Rose VanAken and Rochelle Edwards. Fifteen grandchildren, 35 greatgrandchildren, and many nieces and nephews also survive.
Graveside services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 12, 2016, by the Rev. Steve Valk. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Messages of condolence may be made to MillspaughCamerato.com. Arrangements are by Robert J. Gaus, Millspaugh Camerato Funeral Home, 139 Jefferson Heights, Catskill.