Edward "Ed" Phalen
Lieu de naissance : Nouvelle Ecosse, Canada
Date de décès : 14 janvier 2013
TRENTON – It is with sadness we mourn the death of a beloved husband, father and grandfather, George Edward “Ed” Phalen, who passed away peacefully at the Aberdeen Hospital on Monday, January 14, 2013.
Born on April 3, 1945 in New Glasgow, he was a son of the late Harry and Margaret (DeYoung) Phalen.
He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Carol (Gratto) Phalen; son, Randy; daughter-in-law, Veronica (wife of the late Wm. Edward Phalen); grandchildren: Alexis “Allie” (his little buddy), Carissa, Edward, Sarah and Hayley; loving sister, Mabel (Lewis) Fraser, Trenton; brothers: William (Shirley), Country Harbour; Gerald (Sally), Linacy; Pat (Patti); Bruce (Shirley), Calgary, Alberta; many nieces, nephews and cousins; aunts: Blanche Fraser, Chris DeYoung, Gloria DeYoung; special uncle and aunt Elmer (Anne) DeYoung.
He was predeceased by a beloved son, William Edward; infant daughter, Donna Darlene; sister, Brenda (Wayne) McMullen; brother, David (Dianne) Phalen.
Eddie was an amateur boxer in his earlier years and in 1965 he won the Golden Gloves Championship in the featherweight division. He was a welder at the Trenton Car Works for 43 years having spent seven of those years as President of Local 1231. He was a past member of the Trenton Legion Br. 29. He loved Country Harbour where he camped, went boating and fishing for mackerel and visiting with his sister and brother.
Visitation 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Thursday in the R.H. Porter Funeral Home, Trenton. Funeral service 2 p.m. Friday in First United Church with Rev. Dr. Ken MacLeod officiating. Burial in Hillside Cemetery at a later date.
Donations in his memory may be made to the Aberdeen Palliative Care Society or the Canadian Cancer Society.
Condolences may be sent by visiting: www.rhporter.ca