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Evelyn "Paula" D. Edwards

Date of Death: October 13, 2013

Date of Birth: October 3, 1921


Evelyn ‘Paula’ D. Edwards, 92, of Portland, died Sunday October 13th, 2013 at Sedgewood Commons in Falmouth after a brief illness.


She was born in Manchester, NH the daughter of Harold F. and Caroline(Larsen) Dow.

She graduated from Manchester Central High School and Eliot Hospital School of Nursing. She worked as an R.N. in Colorado and Maine before settling in Auburn with her husband and raising a family.

In 1977 she and her husband moved to the Camden-Lincolnville area, where they owned and operated a summer tourist business until 1984. She had lived in Portland since 2004.

An avid Red Sox fan, Paula also enjoyed traveling, gardening, reading and spending time with family and friends. She will be missed and remembered as a kind, thoughtful, and inspiring in her positive approach to life.

She was predeceased by her husband of 49 years, F. Elwin Edwards in 2000 and her sister Phyllis Platt in 2001. Surviving are her son Steve Edwards and his wife Sandy of Anchorage, AK; her daughter Cynthia Edwards of Portland; and several nieces and cousins.

Interment will be at the Maine Veteran’s Memorial Cemetery. Condolences may be expressed at


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