After a brief illness, passed away peacefully on May 18, 2012 with his family at his side in his 88th year.
Loving husband to Eleanor for 63 years, father of Carol (Doug), Lori (Bill) and Craig (Yvonne). Devoted grandfather to Alyssa, Eric, Cheryl, Brittany, Evan, Laurel and Brennan. Ed was born in Hamilton in 1924. He joined the Royal Hamilton Light Infantry where he served in Europe during World War Two. Ed worked for the City of Hamilton for 40 years and retired from his City Clerk position in 1989.
He was highly active in the Hamilton community belonging to St John’s Lodge, Kiwanis and the Rotary Club. He was a Mason as well as the president of the Hamilton Automobile Club. Ed retired to the small community of Midhurst, Ontario. In retirement he continued his community involvement by volunteering at the Royal Victoria Hospital as a porter for 17 years.
Please join us for a celebration of Ed’s life on Sunday, May 27th at 3:00 at the Midhurst United Church, 91 Doran Road in Midhurst, Ontario.
While your gift of flowers will be appreciated, donations to The Canadian Cancer Society are preferred