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Eileen Frances (Wilhelm) Edwards

February 2, 1944 ~ February 1, 2019 (age 74)

Eileen F. Edwards

74, of Frostburg passed away on Friday, February 1, 2019 at WMHS Regional Medical Center. She was born on February 2, 1944, in Frostburg.  She was the daughter of the late James A. and Mildred (Diebler) Wilhelm. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her sister, Jean Felker and brother-in-law’s, Don Harrison and Bob Felker.

On November 4, 1963, she married Robert Edwards. Eileen worked at Naturalizer Shoes and was a life-long member of Divine Mercy Parish, St. Michael’s Catholic Church, Frostburg. She loved to read, listen to classic country music, and cheer on the Washington Redskins.

Surviving are her husband, Robert; children, Brenda Duncan and husband Richard, Rebecca Schurg and husband Raymond, James Edwards, and David Edwards and wife Linda; grandchildren, Rachael Duncan, Rose Duncan, Kristina Schurg and significant other Jeremy Lowe, Nicholas Schurg and wife Misty, Andrew Edwards and wife Stephanie, and Greg Edwards and wife Tina, great-grandchildren, Shane Schurg, Brooklyn Edwards, Paisley Edwards, Bryce Edwards, Brilyn Edwards, and one on the way; siblings, Joan Harrison, Audrey Holler and husband Charles, Ruth Wilhelm, Gail Day and husband Roger, and Darrell Wilhelm and wife Linda; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will be received at Durst Funeral Home, 57 Frost Avenue, Frostburg, on Monday, February 4, 2019 from 4 to 8 pm.

Funeral Mass will be held at Divine Mercy Parish, St. Michael, 44 East Main Street, Frostburg on Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at 11:00 am with Fr. Ed Hendricks as Celebrant.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials to Divine Mercy Parish, St. Michael, 44 East Main Street, Frostburg, MD 21532.

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