Robert A. Edwards

Robert A. Edwards, age 74, of Gloversville, passed away on Wednesday, June 14, 2017, at Glens Falls Hospital.

He was born on October 9, 1942, in Gloversville, the son of the late John and Marguerite Smith Ruzicka.

Robert was employed as a tool and die maker for Curtin-Herbert for over 44 years, until his retirement. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and camping and spending time with his best friend, Paul Christman.

Mr. Edwards is survived by his ex-wife, Karen Edwards of Gloversville; two sons, Michael Edwards of Amsterdam and David Edwards of Gloversville; one daughter, Kimberly Sagadorf of Amsterdam; three grandchildren, Trindalynn Velie, Cody Gray and Christopher Gray; and his canine companions Daisy Mae and Joey.

In addition to his parents, he is predeceased by his two dogs, Freckles and Rex.

A celebration of life service will be conducted at a later date.

Private cremation was at Vale Crematory, Schenectady.

Contributions in Robert’s memory may be made to the American Diabetes Association, Pine West Plaza Building 2, Suite 204, Washington Avenue Extension, Albany, New York 12205.

Robert’s family would like to express a special thank you to Joann Clear and Mary.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the A.G. Cole Funeral Home, Inc., 215 E. Main Street, Johnstown.

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By Patricia Older

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