Mary M. Edgar, 79, Adams

ADAMS, NY —  Mary M. Edgar, 79, of Wardwell Street, Adams, passed away Friday afternoon on Aug. 9, 2019, in Mannsville at the home of her daughter Kimberly (Thomas) Besaw with her family by her side and under the care of Hospice of Jefferson County.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019, at the Carpenter-Stoodley Funeral Home, Belleville. Burial will follow in the Union Cemetery, Adams Center.  Calling hours are 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Mary was born in Cape Vincent June 15, 1940, a daughter to Howard and Marion Bourcy Yott.  She graduated from Lyme Central School.

She married Neal I. Edgar, Sr. on Jan. 21, 1961, at All Saints Church in Chaumont. Mr. Edgar passed away on June 22, 1987.

Mrs. Edgar retired from Bomax/Gould Manufacturing after many years of service.

She enjoyed auto racing, dancing and most of all spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

She is survived by 2 sons and their wives, Neal I. Edgar, Jr. (Jodie), Watertown, Donald K. (Nichole) Edgar, Rodman; a daughter Kimberly A. (Thomas) Besaw, Mannsville; her grandchildren Jenna, Katelyn and Jordan (Rachel) Jerome, Garrett and Alaina Edgar, Kylie and Kolby Besaw; great grandchildren Jaxon, Adlee and Roree; a brother Donald (JoAnne) Yott, Shortsville, NY; a sister Audrey (Robert) Greene, Watertown; a son-in-law Denny Jerome, Belleville; her longtime companion Larry Bezner, Adams; many nieces and nephews.

Mary was predeceased by a daughter Korena R. Jerome; 3 brothers Richard, Charles and Norman Yott and a sister Ola Mitchell.

Memorial contributions may be made to the South Jefferson Rescue Squad, PO Box 126 Adams, NY  13605 or Hospice of Jefferson County, 1398 Gotham St., Watertown, NY 13601.

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