Passed away peacefully with family by his side on March12, 2012 at 76 years of age, now reunited with his beloved wife Marguerite (2010) with whom he celebrated 53 years of marriage. Dear father of Paul, Marc (Barb), Michele and late husband Keith Bradt (2007), and Jeffrey (Sally). Treasured grandpa of Ryan (Jennifer) Bradt and Tyler Bradt. Loved brother of Patricia and the late Donald Croft, Jerry and Michelle Brett, Doug and Carol Brett, Richard and Michelle Brett, Robert and Joanne Brett. Predeceased by his parents, Douglas (Jack) and Dora Brett; sisters Frances Knipe and Cecilia Begley and the late Wilber (2009), husband of Judy Brett. Also survived by many nieces, nephews and the entire O’Halloran family. Ed was an accountant all of his life. He was involved in Essex Minor Hockey and Baseball in various capacities. Ed also was a 10 year volunteer with the Children’s Aid Society. Ed is resting at the Kennedy Funeral Home Ltd. (519-776-7378) 128 Talbot St. N, Essex, Ontario on Thursday from 2-5 and 6-9 p.m. Parish Prayers Thursday 7:30 p.m. On Friday, friends are invited to meet the family after 9:30 a.m. at Holy Name of Jesus Church (146 Talbot St. S, Essex) followed by the Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 a.m. Interment will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Maidstone. Donations may be made to the Windsor-Essex County Children’s Aid Society. You send your condolences or view Ed’s Life Tribute Video online at

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