A note from our Scribe, JOAN (SMUDGE) HEYMAN ROSEN: Hope this unbelievable time in our lives still finds all well and coping. Between a pandemic and devastating, divisive politics, we have to really dig deeply for our “Uncommon Women “ resources!
ARDYTHE E. EDWARDS died August 1, 2021. Her daughter, Kristen Vehill, provided the following information. She earned her MSW from Loyola Univ. In Chicago in 1977 and worked as a school social worker. She especially enjoyed working with young kids.”
“Horses played a major role in her adult life—she owned horses & became a member of a mounted drill team when my family lived in Texas, and they later owned & operated a dude ranch in northern Colorado from 1990-2006. After the ranch (she moved to a Del Webb community an hour outside Chicago (where I live) where she became involved in dance & bridge, ultimately square dancing and/or playing duplicate bridge almost every day. Thank goodness for online bridge!!” Kristen added: “She sure loved her years at Holyoke and had more friends from her years at Holyoke than any other period of her life. I’m so grateful to have met & spent time with the best of her Holyoke friends, and to have done a turbo-tour of the campus several years back.” She is survived by 3 children, 2 granddaughters,
SUZANNE (SUE) STEINBERG ROSEN Sue’s granddaughter, Dr. Ariana Goodman, is getting married in May. “She is a 2nd Year CardioThoracic Surgical Resident at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester, NY. Her fiance works for GOOGLE and is a wonderful chef, which makes life so much easier for Ariana, who works long hours.” Sue and Arthur, who moved back to Jersey from the Berkshires to be closer to their children and old friends & relatives, are enjoying an easier life in an independent living community, Cedar Crest, in Pompton Plains, NJ,
She keeps in close contact with MOLLIE KEITH FOTI, who is still living in Hawaii with her husband, Phil, along with a “gaggle” of children and grandchildren.