PITTSFIELD - Edward F. Siudut Sr., 65, died suddenly Tuesday, May 15th, 2012 at his home in Pittsfield.
Ed and his wife Mary Ellen Moran were married for 40 years and raised their four children in Natick, Mass. Ed retired from Norfolk Superior Court where he served as Chief Probation Officer for 19 years. Previously he worked in the Probation Dept of Worcester Superior Court. Ed was an All-American at Everett High School, class of '65 and is a member of the 1000 Point Club. He was First Team Academic All American at the College of the Holy Cross, winning Crusader of the Year in 1969. He was inducted into the Holy Cross Hall of Fame in 1986. He currently serves as President of the Holy Cross Varsity Club. Ed played basketball professionally in Italy and for the Golden State Warriors. Ed and Mary Ellen served in the Peace Corps in Venezuela from 1972-1974.
They retired to Pittsfield, NH in 2010 where he enjoyed his hillside home, bird watching and walking in the woods.
Ed is survived by his wife and four children: M. Heidi Bogle and husband Scott of Durham, Edward Siudut Jr. of Bourne, Mass., Dorothy Siudut of Somerville, Mass., and Patricia Siudut of Alexandria, Va. He is also survived by his sister Marianne Kwiatek of Revere, Mass. and a large extended family. Ed had two grandchildren: Hannah and Peter Bogle. Ed loved his in-laws: Ann Moran of Wayland, Mass., John F. Moran of Natick, Mass., Paul Moran of Concord, Mass., Kevin Moran of Brewster, Mass., Brian Moran of Alexandria, Va., and the Honorable James P. Moran, U.S. Congressman of Arlington, Va.
Ed was a champion of liberal causes so in lieu of flowers, donations to your local food pantry or the Obama Reelection campaign would be much appreciated.
Memorial Masses will be celebrated Saturday, May 19th, at 2:30 p.m. at Good Shepherd Parish, Wayland, Mass. and Sunday, May 20th, at 3 p.m. at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church Pittsfield.
Arrangements by Perkins & Pollard, Pittsfield.