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Edna M. CottrellNovember 17, 2005
East Greenbush Edna M. Cottrell, 85, formerly of Route 4 North Greenbush, died Thursday, November 17, 2005 at Evergreen Commons in East Greenbush after a long illness.
Born in Troy, she was the daughter of the late Norman E. Cottrell Sr. and Magadelene Fiedler Cottrell.
She had resided in the Troy and North Greenbush areas all her life and was educated at Troy Public School 16, Troy High School, Mildred Elley School, the School of Practical Nursing at the Glens Falls Hospital and the State University of New York at Albany.
Miss Cottrell was a licensed practical nurse doing private duty for almost 60 years, retiring in 1997.
She was a member of the Pawling Avenue United Methodist Church in Troy and the Women's Guild of the church and the United Methodist Women.
Survivors include her special friends of many years, Bev and Tom Stevens of West Sand Lake. She was predeceased by her sister, Mildred M. Cottrell and two brothers, Norman E. Cottrell, Jr. and Samuel E. Cottrell.
Funeral service will be held Saturday at 9:00 AM at the Bryce Funeral Home Inc. 276 Pawling Avenue Troy with Rev. Karyl Hopp, Pastor of the Pawling Avenue United Methodist Church, officiating.
Relatives and friends may call at the funeral home Friday from 4-7 PM.
Interment Oakwood Cemetery in Troy.
Contributions may be made in memory of Miss Cottrell to the Pawling Avenue United Methodist Church 520 Pawling Avenue Troy, NY 12180.