Bernadette M. Edwards, 60, of Vidor, died on Sunday, June 3, at Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas, Beaumont, after a long and courageous battle with cancer. She was born on January 15, 1952, in Morristown, New Jersey, to Anna Angelina Seficek Mercuri and Frederick Paul Mercuri. Bernadette worked as a sales clerk with Dillard’s for many years.

Survivors include her husband, Mickey Edwards; daughter, Kristen Morrison and her husband, Robert, of San Antonio; son, Jerry Robertson, Jr. and his wife, Stacey, of San Antonio; brothers, Eugene Mercuri of Lakewood, CO., and Raymond Mercuri and Richard Mercuri, both of Rockaway, NJ; sisters, Barbara Lockman and Patricia Lusardi, both of Rockaway, and Adrienne Davis of Lewisville; and grandchildren, Jerry Robertson III, Joel Robertson, and Emma Robertson.

She was preceded in death by her son, Christopher Nicholas Mercuri.

A gathering of Mrs. Edwards’ family and friends will be from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., with a Rosary recited at 6:00 p.m., Thursday, June 7, at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Vidor.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m., Friday, June 8, at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, with interment to follow at Restlawn Memorial Park, Vidor, under the direction of Broussard’s, 530 W. Monroe, Kountze.

Memorial contributions may be made to Julie and Ben Rogers Cancer Institute, 3555 Stagg Drive, Beaumont, Texas 77701.

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