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Elizabeth Edwards

September 13, 1920 — September 13, 2012


Betty Edwards of Jefferson Hills, Pennsylvania died on her 92 nd Birthday, Thursday, September 13, 2012 in Lints Personal Care Home near Connellsville, Pennsylvania .  She was born Elizabeth Annetta Christopher in Roscoe, Pennsylvania a daughter of William and Ellen (Beck) Christopher.  Betty, with her late husband, owned a restaurant in Shackleyville, Pennsylvania from 1959 to 1979.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Orbin Henry Edwards, Jr. (January 1, 1999), a son, James W. Edwards, Sr. (November 7, 1986) and her four brothers, Samuel, William, James and Walter Christopher.

Betty is survived by one daughter, Betty Ellen (Fred) Benjestorf of California; one daughter-in-law, Carol Edwards of Cannonsburg, Pennsylvania; six grandchildren, James (Sandy) Edwards, Jr. of New Salem, Pennsylvania, Don (Patty) Edwards of Carmichaels, Pennsylvania, Ruth Ann (Gill) Fallert of Columbus, Ohio, David Barkand of California, Chris (Linda) Edwards of Peters Township. Pennsylvania, and Debra Duran of California; 12 great grandchildren, Ryan, James, Amanda, Bradley, Ashton, Ashley, Alyssa, Noah, C.J., Brittany, Emily & Dylan; 3 great great grandchildren, Gage, Melanie & Makayla.

Friends will be received on Wednesday, September 19, 2012 from 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 PM in the Stephen D. Slater Funeral Home 1701 State Route 51 (Large) in Jefferson Hills Where her funeral service will be held on Thursday, September 20, 2012 at 10 AM.  Her burial will follow in a grave next to her husband in Forest Lawn Gardens in McMurray, Pennsylvania.

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