Helen M. Edwards
Helen M. (Lopez) Edwards of Mashpee died on May 27, 2018. “It is with great sorrow that we reporting the passing of our loving mother.”
Born in Mashpee, MA. She was married to the late Irving Edwards in May of 1939 and they had three children.
Helen was preceded in death by her loving daughter, Lynnet Edwards Radzewicz.
Her surviving sons are Irving F. Edwards and Barry W. Edwards. Lovingly remembered by 7 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren, 10 great great grandchildren and her two brothers, Vernon Lopez (Bunny) and Wilfred Lopez.
She was baptized at the Mashpee Baptist Church where she also taught Sunday School students, was a member of the American Legion Auxilary and Assistant Librarian at the Mashpee Library. Helen took great pride in being an Elder of the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe.
She loved gardening, feeding and watching all birds who came to visit her, floral arranging, reading and baking.
Visiting hours will be from 12:30 to 2 pm on Thursday, May 31st at the John Lawrence Funeral Home, 3778 Falmouth Rd., Marstons Mills, followed by a service in the funeral home beginning at 2pm. Interment will follow the service at the Old Indian Cemetery in Mashpee.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Old Indian Meeting House Church.
A thought from Helen: “A drop of dew has in it’s eye the sand, sea and sky.”