Priscilla J.'s Story
Priscilla J. (Colby) Edmonds, 77, of 155 Elm Street, Byfield passed away peacefully with loved ones by her side at Merrimac Valley Hospice House on Wednesday, November 30, 2016. She was born November 9, 1939, in Lawrence and was a lifelong resident of Byfield, Massachusetts. She was predeceased by her parents, Herman E. and Nina E. (Lynch) Colby and her husband, John F. Edmonds. Priscilla was a graduate of Newburyport High School in 1957 and was a long time employee of Market Basket in Rowley. She also held several posts in Newbury as the Warden for Precinct II and the President of the Board of Directors for the South Byfield Cemetery. Priscilla is survived by two sons, Mark E. Crocker and wife, Deborah, Paul R. Crocker and wife, Lisa; two daughters, Deborah E. Tremblay and husband, Sean, Linda J. LeMay and husband, Ronald; a brother, Robert and his wife, Susan; eight loving grandchildren, Vicki Wilson, Ryan LeMay, Tyler Crocker, Troy Burrell, Brendan and Briar Crocker and Colby and Matthew MacDonald. Priscilla also leaves behind many extended family members and dear friends, including Denise McCoy, whom she cared about deeply.
Graveside service will be held on Saturday, December 3, 2016, at 12 p.m., at South Byfield Cemetery. Calling hours will be held prior to the service from 10 to 11 a.m. at the F. S. Roberts & Son Funeral Home, 14 Independent Street, Rowley. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Priscilla’s honor to her favorite charity, Cure ATRT, c/o Newburyport Five Cents Savings Bank, 27 High Road, Newbury, MA 01951 or to the Merrimack Valley Hospice House, 360 North Ave., Haverhill, MA 01830. To light a memorial candle or to leave condolences, please visit www.fsrobertsandson.com.
Published on  December 1, 2016