EDMUND W. HESS

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A funeral service for Edmund W. Hess, 79, of Flagler Beach, will be held on Monday, August 6, 2012; 5:00PM in the chapel of Craig-Flagler Palms Funeral Home in Flagler Beach. Friends may visit on Monday from 2:00PM until time of the service at the funeral home. Edmund passed away on August 2, 2012 after an auto accident. Born in Mill Village, PA on November 14, 1932, he was the son of the late Archie Hess and Susan (Hess) Stevenson. He attended Strong Vincent High School and joined the National Guard during his high school years; his unit was activated during the Korean War. Edmund was an electrician in the Erie area and worked through the I.B.E.W. Local #56 from 1952 to 1986. He served on the Executive Board of Local #56 for 13 years. Edmund then moved to Florida where he was an electrician until his retirement in 2002 after 50 years. While in Erie, he was a member of the Masonic bodies in Erie and was an actor at the Erie Playhouse. He did several movies at Disney World in Florida and was in a safety film for the Space Center. He was a former member of the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Erie and attended St. Mark's by the Sea in Palm Coast, FL. Edmund was currently serving his tenth year as an elected Commissioner for the city of Beverly Beach. Survivors include his wife of 59 years, Marjorie (Bloss) Hess; four daughters, Laura Kling and her husband Jack of Pittsburgh, Christine Crotty and her husband Michael of Satellite Beach, FL, Cheryl Majkut and her husband Gerry of Pittsburgh, and Lisa Hess of Flagler Beach, FL; a son Eric Hess of Pittsburgh; nine grandchildren, Neal Kling, Jessica Kling, Maggie Crotty, John Crotty, Tim Crotty, Marie Lawry and her husband Marc, Angela Majkut, Joseph Majkut, and Daniel Hess. He is also survived by a brother, Robert Hess and his wife Tracy of Erie. Additional visitation will be held at Burton Westlake Funeral Home in Erie, PA. Burial will be at Laurel Hill Cemetery in Erie, PA. Memorial donations in his memory may be made to the www.cancer.org. For online condolences go to:www.craigflaglerpalms.com. Arrangements are in the care and trust of Craig-Flagler Palms Funeral Home.

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Published in Daytona Beach News-Journal on Aug. 5, 2012
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