Edna S. Wallace

03/22/2011 4:57 PM |

Edna S. Wallace of Southold died March 19 at the age of 83.

Born July 16, 1927, in Rockville Centre to Florence (Squires) and Edward Barney, she graduated from Westhampton Beach High School in 1944 and the Brooklyn Hospital School of Nursing in 1947. She worked for the New York State Department of Health until her retirement.

Predeceased by her husband, James, in 2006, Ms. Wallace is survived by her children, Joan, of Sayville, Jean McLaughlin of Montgomery, N.Y., and James, of Amherst, Mass.; and seven grandchildren.

Funeral services were held March 22 at St. Patrick R.C. Church in Southold, followed by interment at Calverton National Cemetery. Arrangements were in the care of Coster-Heppner Funeral Home in Cutchogue.

Donations may be made to St. Patrick R. C. Church, P.O. Box 117, Southold, NY 11971; Southold Free Library, P.O. Box 697, Southold, NY 11971; or the Southold Town Animal Shelter, 165 Peconic Lane, Peconic, NY 11958.