Catherine A. Peckham Edwards, 86 North Greenbush Catherine A. Peckham Edwards, 86, of Pine Avenue Wynantskill, died Tuesday at Samaritan Hospital Troy, after a long illness. Born in Cropseyville, she was daughter of the late Chester A. and S. Gertrude Miller Peckham and wife of the late Elwood E. Edwards who died in March. She had resided the past 60 years in North Greenbush. Mrs. Edwards was employed at Cluett, Peabody & Company in Troy and later was a clerk at the former Doughney's Market in Troy. She was a 75 year member of the Second Baptist Church in Troy and later Mt. Ida Community Baptist Church in Troy and a member of the Marie Whitman Missionary Society and Wynantskill Seniors. Survivors include two daughters Judith Edwards Goyer and husband Thomas of Wynantskill and Nancy Edwards Casteras and husband John of Colonia, NJ; a brother Daniel J. Peckham and wife Ruth of Wynantskill; two granddaughters Wendy Goyer-DiGioacchino and husband Anthony of Ballston Spa and Denise Goyer DeMarco and husband James E. of East Greenbush; two great granddaughters Isabella and Sophia DiGioacchino of Ballston Spa and several nieces and nephews. Funeral service will be held Friday at 11:00am from the Bryce Funeral Home, Inc. corner of Pawling at Maple Avenue Troy with Rev. Douglas Thomson, Pastor of Mt. Ida Community Baptist Church, officiating. Relatives and friends may call at the funeral home Thursday from 4-8pm. Interment Elmwood Hill Cemetery in Troy. Contributions may be made in memory of Mrs. Edwards to Mt. Ida Community Baptist Church 560 Congress Street Troy, NY 12180 or Alzheimer's Association Capital District Chapter 85 Watervliet Avenue Albany, NY 12206-2083. Directions and guest book available at www.brycefuneralhome.com.
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