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Michael F. Edwards

September 8, 2021


Michael F. Edwards, 57, of Acushnet passed away Wednesday, September 8, 2021 at St. Luke’s Hospital in New Bedford after a long illness.  He was the loving husband of Melissa (Mazzarella) Edwards.

Born in New Bedford, son of Frank Edwards of Acushnet and the late Madeline (Martin) Edwards, he lived most of his life in Acushnet.  Mike was a graduate of New Bedford High School and had been a supervisor at the Whitney Academy.  He enjoyed wrestling and trained youths to wrestle.  Mike also enjoyed drawing and singing but most enjoyed spending time with his family, wife and grandchildren.

Mike leaves his wife, Melissa;  father, Frank;  children, Alisha Edwards and her fiancé Carl Mendes of New Bedford, Joshua Edwards and his companion Cassidy Nunes of New Bedford and Austin Edwards of Acushnet;  three step sons, Caden and Noah Mazzarella and Nicholas Charbonneau;  two grandchildren, Ava-Rae Mendes and Stefan Mendes and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

Memorial visitation will be held Friday, September 17, 2021 from 4-7pm in the Fairhaven Funeral Home, 117 Main St., Fairhaven.  For memorial register or facility directions please visit,

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