In Memory of




Obituary for Alvin Monroe Edwards

APPLETON………………..HMCM Alvin M. Edwards (ret), beloved husband and father, passed away peacefully at the Eastern Maine Medical Center on Sunday, December 17th at the age of 95.
He is survived by his wife Jean “Fish” Edwards and their four children: Rose Anne Utley, Lawrence Alvin Edwards, Jeanine Lavonne Milinazzo and Robert Thomas Edwards, as well as nine grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.
He was born in Japan, North Carolina, on November 16, 1928, and enjoyed the great outdoors; hunting and fishing were a favorite past-time when not tending the family farm. He joined the US Navy after High School. His military career spanned 32 years, while serving in World War II, the Korean Conflict as well as the Vietnam War. He retired as the Command Master Chief of the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland. During this time, he provided support and counsel to the Pentagon on temporary assignments.
His career continued in Civilian Service where he rose to the rank of Comptroller for the Naval Medical Research Institute, Bethesda Maryland.
Alvin was married in 1952 to Jean Fish from Appleton Maine and they recently celebrated their 71st anniversary.
The memorial service and reception will be held at 2PM, Friday, December 29, 2023 at the Masonic Lodge in Union.
Memorial donations may be made to the Tunnels to Towers Foundation,, to help American’s heroes.
Condolence may be shared at Arrangements are with the Long Funeral Home, 9 Mountain Street, Camden.