Carolyn Ann Edwards

Carolyn Ann Edwards, 41, of Upper Saddle River and Denville, NJ, passed away on January 5, 2018 in Hollywood, Florida. Funeral services will be held at Oakland Memorial Home, 330 Ramapo Valley Road, Oakland, NJ 07436, on Saturday, January 13, 2018 from 10am until 2pm.

Carolyn was born in Seoul, Korea and raised in Upper Saddle River by her mother, Cheryl Edwards, and her late father, Ali Shalforoosh. She graduated Northern Highlands Regional High School in 1994, and went on to earn her Bachelors Degree at Wesley College in Dover, Delaware in 1998.

Carolyn is survived by her fiancé, John Brodie, her mother, Cheryl Edwards, and her beloved dog, Freya. Sisters Margaret Atoria and husband Peter, Cathryn Dailey, Christyn DeSart and husband Jeff, Constance Piccirillo and husband Daniel. Nieces and nephews PJ Atoria, Jade Atoria, Blake Dailey, Danny Dailey, Grant DeSart, Nathaniel DeSart, Sadie Piccirillo, Tegan Piccirillo, Harper Atoria and Haven Atoria. Carolyn was predeceased by her father, Ali Shalforoosh and her grandmother, Virginia Edwards.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Foundation 360 which provides assistance to families affected by tragedy. Please visit for more information.