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In Memory of

Edda Lee Cheney

August 19, 1926 - November 19, 2016

Obituary


Edda was born in Florence, Italy and came to America after meeting the love of her life during WWII, David Cheney, better known as Shorty. After 45 years of building a family, Shorty died after a long battle with cancer, in 1986. Edda relocated to Florida where she met and married Robert Lee. Bob passed away in 2008 . Edda enjoyed and loved the beach. Her greatest joy was dancing and gathering with her friends at the Eagles Club in Port Orange. She shared her love to family and friends, through her cooking and baking....

Edda was born in Florence, Italy and came to America after meeting the love of her life during WWII, David Cheney, better known as Shorty. After 45 years of building a family, Shorty died after a long battle with cancer, in 1986. Edda relocated to Florida where she met and married Robert Lee. Bob passed away in 2008 . Edda enjoyed and loved the beach. Her greatest joy was dancing and gathering with her friends at the Eagles Club in Port Orange. She shared her love to family and friends, through her cooking and baking. Edda was predeceased by her husband Dave Cheney, her son Billy Cheney, and her second husband, Robert Lee. Surviving Edda are her children, Dolores Deronde (Eddie), Sandra Desousa (Tony), David Cheney (Chris), Robert Cheney, and John Cheney (Jennifer). Her beloved grandchildren Dillon, Sabrina, Diana, Billy, Cassey, Jessica , Bryanna , Eddie ,Sean, Ricky,Suzette, Tony , Bobby, Edda , and Billy, 16 great grandchildren, 5 great-great grandchildren.As well as many relatives remaining in Florence, Italy . The family will receive friends 2-4 p.m. Sunday November 27, 2016 at Volusia Memorial Funeral Home 4815 S. Clyde Morris Blvd Port Orange. A funeral service will follow at 4:00 p.m. Burial will be in New Jersey. Condolences may be shared with the family at www.volusiamemorialfuneral.com