Edward is survived by his wife Kelly; his two daughters Amy Lockhart (Ransford) of Fredericton, NB and Samantha Howard (Jeremy Barton) of Saint John, NB; his grandchildren, Magnus Lockhart, Eleanor Lockhart, Ava Lockhart, Caroline Barton, and Liam Barton; stepdaughters: Erin Parker (Corey Porter) of Hartland, NB and Julie Parker DeMerchant (Jordon) of Perth-Andover, NB; stepsons: Matt Parker (Emily Keenan) of Aroostook, NB and Caleb Parker (Maggie Campbell) of Halifax, NS; his step-grandchildren, Lauren Beers, Madelyn Beers, and Lucy DeMerchant; one brother Alden Howard (Marilyn) of Perth-Andover, NB; and one niece Michelle Desjardins (Jacques).
Ed was a man of many wonderful attributes. For starters, he was a loving husband, father/stepfather and grandfather. Ed had an admirable out-going personality. He would say hello to anyone he knew and always asked how you were. Ed definitely enjoyed playing crib, 45's, cards and other games with friends and family. He also loved listening to music including Elton John, Rod Stewart, The Eagles and many others especially while driving in his red Camaro. Ed also had a great love of travelling with family.
Aside from being a family man, Ed was actively involved in many organizations, clubs, charities, etc. When he wasn't volunteering his time through coaching various sports teams, he was on the sidelines cheering on his kids and grandkids. Ed has been a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #36 for 40+ years and also took on the role as President for 2 full terms. He devoted many hours to the legion where he participated in selling chase the ace tickets, bingo night and all the main fundraising activities.
Ed worked as an electrical engineer for 35 years. He was employed by Maine Public Utilities, Wisconsin Public Service, Algonquin Power, Liberty Utilities and in the recent years for K-Line Construction. In the past couple of years Ed has travelled on storm calls all over the United States and some of the East Coast where he aided in helping restore power to many people in need.
Ed has made many remarkable friendships over the years while leaving an impression on all of us with his contagious smile and laugh. He will be dearly missed by all of those who knew him.
Visitation will be held from Brunswick Funeral Home on Tuesday November 8, 2022, from 4-8 pm. A funeral service will be held on Wednesday November 9, 2022, at 1:00 pm from the Brunswick Funeral Chapel, Pastor David Ferrell to officiate.
A Royal Canadian Legion memorial service will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday at 6 pm.
Donations made to any Perth-Andover area school breakfast program, or any local charity would be appreciated by the family.
Arrangements entrusted to Brunswick Funeral Home, Perth-Andover, NB.
Wednesday, November 9, 2022
Brunswick Funeral Home
Tuesday November 8, 2022
Brunswick Funeral Home