Passed away peacefully at his home with family by his side on Friday, June 8, 2018 in his 88th year.
Beloved husband of Rose (nee Pecoskie) for almost 63 years.
Loving and devoted father of Colleen Petersen (Thomas), Wayne (Elizabeth), Shawn (Charmaine) and the late Marianne.
Proud grandpa and poppa of Thomas Jr., Crystal, Schaun, Beau, Bronson, Alexandria, Sydney, Jacob, the late Denver and great-grandpa of Eboney, Aeris, Joshua and Sophia.
Loving brother of Willie (the late Rita), Raymond (the late Rosalee), Jimmy (Roseanne), Tina Milani (Bobby), Mary Tremblay (Jay) and the late Eva, Chris (Polly), Mac, Tommy (Ethel), Leo and brother-in-law to his wife's siblings and spouses.
Dear uncle of many nieces, nephews and their extended families.
Ed was predeceased by his parents Andrew and Irene.
Visitation will be held from 2 - 4 & 7 - 9 p.m. on Sunday, June 10, 2018 at the NISBETT FUNERAL HOME, 600 MONAGHAN ROAD S., 705-745-3211. A Funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, June 11, 2018 at Our Lady of Assumption Roman Catholic Church.
Ed will be fondly remembered by his community spirit and love of hockey, watching, playing and coaching.
A special thanks to the Peterborough Palliative Team, Dr. Gibson, Leanne, Jackie and Tannis who supported his wish to remain in his home.
In memory of Ed, donations to the Lung Association/COPD or the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated.