It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of Catherine G. (Hopkins) Edwards. Born on August 17, 1955 in Saint John, NB, she was the daughter of Eleanor and the late Robert “Bob” Hopkins.
Cathy is survived by her siblings, Jane Weaver, John Hopkins, and Christine Hayes; her children, David, Carole and Jason Edwards; grandchildren, Tristan and Victoria Smith, and extended family.
In addition to her father, Cathy was predeceased by her husband, John Edwards and brother, William “Bill” Hopkins.
Cathy graduated from Simonds High School in 1973 and University of New Brunswick, Education program in 1977. She was a dedicated volunteer for 40 years with I.O.D.E. and Born to Read. She was a second mom to many of her kids’ friends and co-workers. Cathy loved to read and tell stories.
A memorial service will be held at St. Margaret’s Anglican Church on Tuesday, November 7, 2023, at 1:00pm. For those unable to attend the service, a livestream will be available at the following link: https://vimeo.com/event/3850714 Interment will take place in Fernhill Cemetery, Saint John at a later date.
Donations in Cathy’s name may be made to Born To Read.