Edward L Hradesky
Cocoa Beach, FL
Edward L. Hradesky of Cocoa Beach, died Saturday, May 31, 2014. He was born in Uniontown, PA on August 16, 1920. He was predeceased by his wife, Elsie; two brothers; one sister; and daughter, Patricia,
He is survived by son, Daniel (Rosalba) Hradesky; daughters, Barbara (Ron) Chuska, Karen DeCarlucci, all of Pennsylvania, and Diana (Tom) Zaccaro of Cocoa Beach, as well as, 20 grandchildren, great grand children and great great grandchildren.
He was a mechanical engineer and holds a master's degree and PHD in Business. He also attended the Industrial College of the Armed Forces.
Ed was a very successful business man and owned and operated several successful enterprises in both Pennsylvania and Florida. He also served as a Vice President at Dacar Chemical and at Textron and as President of PENNSYS. He has been involved in real estate over the years and owns several properties in Brevard County.
He was a life member of the B.O.P. Elks, a Life member of the Reserve Officer Association. and a member of the Army & Navy Club (Ret) , the Patrick Air Force Base officers Club, the U.S. Power Squadron and was a member of Alhambra.
He holds the rank of Colonel (Ret) in the Army reserves and served with the U.S. National Defense Executive Reserve.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Church of Our Savior in Cocoa Beach, FL at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, June 6, 2014. Graveside services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday June 8, 2014, at Sylvan Heights Cemetery In Uniontown, PA, at the Stephen R Haky Funeral Home, 603 North Gallatin Avenue Extension. No flowers or viewing hours. You may sign Ed's guestbook at beckman-williamson.com.
Beckman Williamson Funeral Home
101 North Brevard Avenue
Cocoa Beach, FL 32931
Published in FLORIDA TODAY from June 4 to June 6, 2014