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Edward Moraes


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Edward Moraes Obituary
Edward Moraes

1924 - 2016 Edward Peter Moraes died January 4, 2016 at the age of 91. Born in New Bedford, MA on February 28, 1924, he was the son of Joao and Maria (Martins) Moraes. Ed was a 1941 graduate of Pittsfield High School. He lived most of his life in Pittsfield, MA before moving to Springfield in 1993. Ed was a World War II Staff Sergeant in the Army Air Force, retiring from the National Air Guard after 35 years as a Senior Master Sergeant. He was employed by General Electric for 39 years, and was a Past President and Past Secretary of the G.E. Foreman's Club. He retired in 1985. Sadly, he was predeceased by his wife, Olive M. (Daoust) Moraes, stepdaughter, Carol Munn, brother, Antone Moraes and sister, Marie Montiero. Ed leaves his devoted friend, Rose Pickett of Springfield, granddaughters, Kathy Montelone of GA and Patricia Hearne of Gt. Barrington, MA and five great grandchildren. FUNERAL NOTICE: The funeral for Ed will be held Thursday morning at 10a.m. from Tazzini Funeral Home followed by a Committal Service at 11a.m. in MA Veterans' Memorial Cemetery, Agawam. A calling hour will be held prior to the funeral from 9 to 10a.m. Memorial contributions can be made at : WoundedWarriorsProject.org or Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 75817, Topeka, KS 66675.
Published in The Berkshire Eagle on Jan. 6, 2016
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