Shanley“If you’re not living on the edge you’re taking up too much room.”

Ed lived the dream but sadly after a sudden struggle with cancer he passed away at home with his family at his side on Wednesday, October 16th, 2013. Ed will be missed so very much by his wife, Kathryn; son Paul, daughter-in-law Leesa, grandsons Ben and Nick; in-laws Earl and Isabella; sisters-in-law Carol (John), Teresa and Gay; niece Jodie (Paul), nephews Jeff (Tory) and Mackenzie and his great nephews and nieces. Ed will be sadly missed by his many friends, Byron United Church family and his business associates through his many years at PBL Insurance. Ed’s parents Bill and Josie and his brothers Roy, Bill and John have already made their journeys to the Kingdom of Heaven and are waiting for him with loving arms. Heartfelt thanks to the nurses at Victoria Hospital’s B-9 Ortho Trauma Ward, Palliative Pain Management Nurse Leanne, In Patient Adult Oncology Ward Nurses, VON Nurse Lyndsey, Dr. Tom Wolder and Maryann – the best friend anyone could ever ask for. Visitation will be held on Friday from 2:00-4:00 and 7:00-9:00 p.m. at the WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, where the funeral service will be conducted on Saturday, October 19th, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. followed by interment at Woodland Cemetery. Ed loved his sweet little Yorkies so in lieu of flowers please make a donation to the University of Guelph – OVC Pet Trust c/o Alumni House, University of Guelph, 50 Stone Road East, Guelph, ON N1G 2W1, online at or the charity of your choice. Online condolences may be made at

Fare thee well love.

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