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Darlene Y.  Daios, 57 yrs. old of West Edmeston, NY
passed away on January 22, 2018 at her home.

Darlene was born on September 24, 1960 in Warwick, NY the daughter of Daniel Daios and Eileen Daios Crover.

Darlene was a very warm & caring person who was always the first to reach out to those in need and was a great contributor for children living with cancer.  She had a great love of animals and enjoyed flea markets, garage sales, thrift shops, Ebay & bottle digging and fishing.  She had a wonderful sense of humor and was known for her quick one liners.  Drama had no place in her life. She always had a “can do attitude” and was a leader for those in hard time.  When she spoke, you listened.  She was never one to mix words and will always be remembered for her warm heart full of love and compassion.

Darlene was predeceased by her father Daniel Daios, mother, Eileen Lowkis Daios Crover, Thomas Edwards Jr. & her very special pet, Chester.

She is survived by the love of her life, Thomas Edwards, his children whom she loved as much as her own; Jessica Edwards, Kristin and her husband Richard Monroe, grandchildren; Hayden Edwards and Jade Monroe, brothers; Tim Daios of New Berlin, NY, Gregory & his wife Kim Daios of Vernon, NY, niece, Sarah Gage and great niece Leila.  Her very special sisterhood of friends; Patti Flanagan, Valerie Bragaglia & Audrey Miller, step sister; Denise Nelson of Fl. & several aunts, uncles & cousins.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, January 27, 2018 at 4:00 PM at the Dakin Funeral Home LP, New Berlin, NY. 

Calling hours will be held from 2:00-4:00 PM prior to the funeral services on Saturday also at the funeral home.


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Heather Orsine
New Jersey

My deepest sympathy to Tom and his family. Darlene was a beautiful soul
and she will be missed by all that had the pleasure of having her friendship and hearing the sound of her voice. R.I.P. Aunt Darlene.

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Tina McBee

At this difficult time in your life I pray that God will grant you and your family the serenity and peace that you need to get through this.
Stay strong and know that you and your family are remembered in my thoughts and prayers.Darelane will be missed she was a very special person.

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Bernadette Fumarola

May Darlene finally rest and look down on all those who she loved and continue to smile.

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Tom and Cindy Becker
Chester, NY

Our deepest sympathy goes out to Tommy and Darlene's family. We know that she fought a tremendous battle to try to stay with those she loved.
Try to hold on to all the good memories you have shared and hold each other up.

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Molly Simms
Utica, NY

My condolences to Tom and the rest of Darlene's family. Darlene was one of the most kind, intelligent and humorous persons I have had the pleasure to know. Having her consider me as a friend was a blessing. I will forever miss her and remember her, thanks Darlene for your AWESOME spirit. I love you, Molly

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Audrey Miller
Wyoming, PA

Darlene was and always will be my best friend and sister and will be deeply missed but never forgotten, till we meet again.
Condolences to all who she has touched.

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D Asare
Newburgh, NY

My family and I would like to express our deepest condolences to your family for the loss of your beloved Darlene. Our sincere prayers go out to your family during this most difficult time. Death is our worst enemy and can leave us with a lot of anxiety. Please allow my family to share a few words of comfort with you. A comforting Bible scripture that will bring you comfort during this time is Acts 24:15 “ which states there is going to be a resurrection of both the righteous and the unrighteous. The Almighty God promises us that that we are going to see our loved ones again who are resting in the memorial tombs. And 1 Corinthians assures us that “ Death will be a thing of the past. So continue to turn to God during this difficult time of bereavement and continue to cherish all the memories you created together with Darlene. Once again we send our deepest sympathy to your family and will keep you in our thoughts and prayers. Warm regards Asare Family.



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