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Johann "Kay" Ede

August 14, 1934 November 9, 2016
Johann "Kay" Ede
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Johann “Kay” Ede

Sunrise: August 14, 1934
Sunset: November 9, 2016

St. Albans/Essex Center: Johann “Kay” Ede a resident of St. Albans since 1980 and formerly of Essex Center passed with dignity and grace at the McClure-Miller VNA Respite House in Colchester.

Born in Cortland, NY she was the daughter of the late John Howard & Edith Leah (Miller) Phelps.

She married Allen F. Ede October 6, 1956, in Sayre, PA. He passed April 26, 1993.

Kay was a graduate of Cortland (NY) High School and was first employed as secretary to the vice president of Park Broadcasting in Ithaca, NY. After coming to Vermont in 1966, she was employed as secretary to the Purchasing Manager and secretary to the Head Manager of IBM, World Trade Division, retiring in 1987. She and her husband co-owned Woodworks Unfinished Furniture in the St. Albans Shopping Center from 1982 to 1991.

Kay leaves her children, Kathy (Richard) Fernald, Chandler (Patty) Ede, Scott Ede (Heather Fosgate) and April (Paul) Kilbury, a close friend, Joan Beauregard, 12 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren, many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was predeceased by a brother, Robert Phelps.

A memorial service will be held at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, 11 Church St., St. Albans on Thursday, December 29, 2016 at l:00 PM with the Rev. Megan Stowe, Pastor, officiating.

Memorial contributions in Kay’s memory may be made either to the Franklin County Meals on Wheels, 75 Messenger St., St. Albans, VT 05478 or to the McClure-Miller VNA Respite House, 3113 Roosevelt Highway, Colchester, VT 05446.

Assisting Kay’s family is the staff of the Heald Funeral Home in St. Albans where messages of condolence may be sent to

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A Memorial Service on




1:00 PM 12/29/2016 1:00:00 PM
Saint Paul's United Methodist Church

11 Church Street
Saint Albans, VT 05478

Saint Paul's United Methodist Church
11 Church Street Saint Albans 05478 VT
United States

Memorial Contribution

Franklin County Meals on Wheels

75 Messenger Street St. Albans, VT 05478

McClure-Miller VNA Respite House,

3113 Roosevelt Highway
Colchester, Vermont 05446
3113 Roosevelt Highway Colchester, VT 05446

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