Retired flight attendant killed in Brooklyn apartment fire

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A 66-year-old retired flight attendant with British Airways was killed when a fire swept through her third-floor

A 66-year-old retired flight attendant with British Airways was killed when a fire swept through her third-floor Brooklyn apartment late Saturday night, officials and neighbors said.

Edwina Faith Golas was mourned Sunday by residents who said they couldn’t get enough of her vampy fashion sense — which she kept even though she was undergoing cancer treatments and had lost her hair.

“She was so full of life, I can’t believe she’s gone,” her next door neighbor, April Monahan told The Post.

“She was always so well put out. Even when she lost her hair because of cancer, she would put on a wig and great clothes and strut and just make everybody happy.”

The blaze likely started in her bedroom in the building on 94th St. near Shore Rd. in Bay Ridge around 11:30 p.m. Firefighters brought the flames under control just after midnight.

Firefighters and neighbors said it was Golas’ mattress that burst into flames. She was a known cigarette smoker.

Monahan said she’s been living in the apartment next door to Golas for five years.

“When I moved in, she was still working for British Airways and would come and go in that great uniform,” she said.

She retired about two years ago and was recently diagnosed with cancer.

“She was getting weak and she needed home health care aids, but I helped take care of her and would buy her Ensure so she could keep her strength up.”

Another neighbor, Laura DiPaola, has taken possession of Golas’ beloved cat, who she named “Brigitte Jones.”

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