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Edna H. Lake

Edna H. Lake

Edna H. Lake, 78, of Holland Township, NJ, passed away on Wednesday, December 25, 2019 at the Hunterdon Care Center in Raritan Township, NJ.

Born April 29, 1941 in Easton, PA, Edna lived in Hunterdon County, NJ for most of her life before settling in Holland Township in 1987. She graduated from North Hunterdon High School. Edna worked as a corrections officer at the Edna Mahan Correctional Facility in Clinton, NJ for twenty-three years. She was a previous member of the Cokesbury Church in Cokesbury, NJ. Edna enjoyed gardening, making crafts, and decorating gourds. Most of all, she loved spending time with her family.

Daughter of Edward Harold Sweetman and Florence Lippincott, Edna is survived by her beloved husband of thirty-two years, Clifford Lake, her two sons Alan Whiteley and his wife Tonia of Dayton, OH and Timothy Whiteley and his wife Amanda of Ketchikan, AK, her daughter Alison Whiteley of Oklahoma City, OK, her step-daughter Lisa Kelly and her husband Jim of Ringoes, NJ, and her five grandchildren Ashley, Hannah, Amanda, Owen, and Ursula. She was predeceased by her step-son Jeffrey Lake.

Funeral services will be private at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are under the care of the Johnson-Walton Funeral Home, 24 Church Road, Milford, NJ.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Milford Holland Rescue Squad, 151 Water Street, Milford, NJ 08848.


From: Doreen Eick Salek
Dear Whitely and Lake families, My condolences on Edna’s passing. I remember all of the times growing up that we spent with Edna and her family and what a dear friend she was my to my mother Mary. Thinking of Edna and all of you. Doreen

From: Carol Roll Hendershot
My heart is filled with sadness and tears, but my memories are filled with smiles of the good times Edna and I shared over the very many years of friendship and love. May our Lord bless and comfort you Cliff and your family during this time of grief.

From: Richard and Fran Petiet
We are so sorry to learn of this, and send our condolences to the entire Lake family.

From: Dianne Eick
I'm so sorry to hear of the passing of Edna. She was such a sweet and kind lady and she will always be right there in the middle of most of my fondest childhood memories. Dianne

From: Richard and Jane Haldeman
Cliff, We are so sad to hear of Edna's passing. I knew her for many years, from Granden Church and high school. Richard and Jane Haldeman

From: Al & Joan (Lum) cole
Cliff, We share your sadness. Sorry for your loss.

From: Ernie Von Tobel
Cliff: So sorry to hear of your loss. Best wishes for you as you deal with this. We pray the New Year will be kind to you. All our Best, Ernie & Betty Von Tobel

From: Maggie
Uncle Cliff I’m so very sorry for your loss. You’re in my prayers. Maggie

From: Brad and Cathy Stangil
Cliff , So sorry to hear of Edna’s passing, our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family

From: Carolyn Conklin
Cliff, I just heard about Edna's passing. I am SO SORRY, my thoughts and prayers are with you.

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