FUQUAY-VARINA, N.C. - Edward Boylan, 80, passed away Tuesday, July 23, 2013.
Edward was born in Drumhillagh, Cavan County, Ireland. He was the son of Edward and Susan Boylan, and was the youngest of 7 children.
Mr. Boylan is survived by his wife, Marlene Boylan; sons, Edward Boylan and wife Theresa, of Seaville, and Kevin Boylan and wife Leslie, of Hamden, Conn.; daughters, Kathleen Walton and husband Tim, of Stephen City, Va., and Heather Steder and husband Russ, of Beaver Falls, Pa.; stepdaughters, Kim Gerraty, of North Raleigh, N.C., and Tara Sippel and husband Erick, of Fuquay-Varina, N.C.; his sisters, Bridget Boylan, of Ballinagh, Cavan County, Ireland, and Ann Boylan, of Dublin Ireland; and 9 grandchildren.
A Funeral Mass will be held Friday, July 26 at 11 a.m. at St. Bernadette Catholic Church, 1005 Wilbon Road, Fuquay-Varina, N.C. Family will receive friends Thursday, July, 25, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Thomas Funeral Home, 401 N Ennis Street, Fuquay-Varina, N.C.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of Wake County, 250 Hospice Circle, Raleigh, NC 27607.
Arrangements by Thomas Funeral Home. Condolences may be left at www.thomasfuneral.com