Edward M. Zorrer

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Edward M. Zorrer

AGE: 86 • Newark

Edward M. Zorrer (Ed), 86, of Newark, DE, peacefully passed away in his home on Wednesday, June 11, 2014 surrounded by family.

Ed was born in Glendale, NY on October 11, 1927 to the late Edward and Louise Zorrer. He graduated from Manhattan High School of Aviation Trades in Aviation Mechanics. He is a veteran of the U.S. Army and went on to have career as a Flight Engineer. After retiring he and his wife owned and operated Kirkwood Auto Parts for 11 years. He enjoyed flying, boating and fishing. Then in his senior years he enjoyed bowling, gathering with friends and playing pool. He had a sense of humor that was endearing and unique and always had a good story.

He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Marilyn M. Zorrer; son, Michael E. of Newark; son, Steven W. of New Castle; granddaughter Jacquelyn; sister, Doris Reichert (late husband Hank) of Baldwin, NY; and sister, Arlene Erbacher (Herman) of Bluffton, S.C.

Friends may visit with Ed's family on Tuesday, June 17, 2014 from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. at the Doherty Funeral Home, 3200 Limestone Road, Wilmington, DE, 19808. A private memorial service will be held at the Delaware Veterans Memorial for his family.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Compassionate Care Hospice, 405 Marsh Lane, Suite 4, Newport, DE 19804, Mid-County Senior Center, 1st Regiment Road, Wilmington, DE, 19808 or a .

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Doherty Funeral Homes - Pike Creek
3200 Limestone Road Wilmington, DE 19808
(302) 999-8277
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Published in The News Journal from June 14 to June 16, 2014
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