Catherine M. Edgar, 76, Redwood

REDWOOD, NY – Catherine M. Edgar, 76, passed away early Friday morning, July 15, 2022, at her home. She had been under the care of Hospice of Jefferson County.

She was born Dec. 17, 1945, in Alexandria Bay, NY, daughter of Merrill “Web” and Florence Fitzsimmons Running. She graduated from Redwood High School and then from Jefferson Community College, in the dental assistant program.

She married Richard E. Edgar on Aug. 17, 1968, at St. Francis Xavier Church, in Redwood.

Cathy worked most of her career in the dental field, retiring from Dentac, on Fort Drum. She also worked for a number of years as a hostess at Edgewood Resort, in Alexandria Bay.

She enjoyed making ceramics.

She is survived by her husband, Richard, two sons, Gregory (Beth), Liverpool, NY and Robert (Barbara), Plessis; a sister, Jane Hunter, Alexandria Bay; a brother, Sean (Kathy) Running, LaFargeville, four grandchildren and a great-grandchild.

She was predeceased by a son, Jeffery R. Edgar, a brother, Terry Running, and a sister, Christine Chaltain.

Calling hours will be held Saturday, July 23, from noon to 3 p.m. at the Costello Funeral Home, Alexandria Bay. A prayer service will begin at 3 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will follow in St. Francis Xavier Cemetery, Redwood.

Memorial donations may be made in her name to Hospice of Jefferson County, 1398 Gotham Street, Watertown, NY 13601 or

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