Irene L. Edwards, a therapy aide for 20 years at Gowanda Psychiatric Hospital, died Thursday after a short illness in her Springville home. She was 78.
Born Irene Causebrook in Jamestown, she was a member of the United Church of God.
Her husband of 20 years, Marion, died in 1964.
Survivors include two daughters, Shirley Uhrich and Margaret Beeman, both of Springville; three sons, Marvin of Little Valley, William of Springville and David of North East, Pa.; three brothers, William Causebrook of Florida, Robert Causebrook of Jamestown and John Causebrook of Gowanda; 18 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Dec. 31 by the United Church of God in the Harvey D. Morin Veterans of Foreign Wars Post, 965 Center Road, West Seneca.