Canelli, Edward J.
Edward James Canelli, age 71 of Stratford, entered into eternal rest on July 4, 2014 at Bay State Medical Center in Springfield, MA.
He was a loving son of Frieda Canelli of the Lordship section of Stratford and the late James V. Canelli. He was born in New Haven and grew up in Lordship. He was a graduate of Stratford High School. Edward was an avid boater and loved fishing. He was greatly involved in politics in Milford and Stratford. He served as Chairman of the Milford Housing Authority Board of Commissioners.
Edward is survived by his nieces, grandniece, grandnephews and many cousins. He will be sadly missed by his family, friends, and his beloved dog, Jeter. In addition to his father, he was predeceased by his younger brother, William A. Canelli.
Cremation was private. Friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial on Monday, July 21, 2014 at 10:00 am at Our Lady of Peace, 651 Stratford Road, Stratford, CT 06615. Pistey Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements.
Pistey Funeral Home Inc
2155 Main St
Stratford, CT 06615
Published in Connecticut Post on July 19, 2014