Connie Jo Edwards, UD retiree

August 16, 2022

Connie Jo Edwards, 68, of Millsboro, passed away peacefully at home Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2022.  

Connie was born in Lewes, to the late Carlton and Josephine (Rogers) Reed.  She retired from the University of Delaware as an administrative assistant for over 30 years and had previously worked for Beebe Hospital.  She loved attending Eagle’s Nest Church and spending time with her grandchildren. She also enjoyed ceramics, flowers and retail therapy.

She is survived by her husband, Donald Edwards; children, Jodie Edwards-Taylor (Aaron), Jill Edwards (Elwood Hitchens) and Donnie Edwards (Tina Cook); sister, Cathy Collier (John); brother, Martin Reed; grandchildren, Ciera Edwards, Evan Hitchens, Haley Hitchens and Emma Edwards; and great-grandson, Isaac Oakland.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 27, at Short Funeral Services chapel, 416 Federal St., Milton, where friends may call after 10 a.m.  Burial will be private.

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