EDWARD J. Sr. on April 13, 2014. Beloved husband of Katherine (nee August). Devoted father of Edward Jr. (Carol), Charles F. (Patricia), Christopher Ochal and Darlene Rambo. Loving Grandfather of 6 grand-children. Preceded in death by his late wife Anna (nee Chmelar). Proudly decorated WWII veteran, serving in the U.S. Navy as Boatewain's Mate Second Class on the USS Saturn and the USS LSM 279. Member of the USS LSM/LSMR Association. Over 30 years of dedicated service to the Boy Scouts of America, Frontier District, serving in various positions such as Cubmaster, Explorer post Advisor, Assistant District Commissioner and District Commissioner. Edward earned several awards during his service, such as; Scouter's Key, Scouter's Training Award, Commissioner's Arrow-head, Commissioners Key, the District Award of Merit and the Distinquished Silver Beaver Award. Edward also worked as a facilities engineer for over 40 years at SPD Technology (formerly the I.T.E. Imperial Company). Relatives and friends are invited to his Viewing Saturday 9 AM WACKERMAN FUNERAL HOME 8060 Verree Rd. Phila., PA 19111 followed by Prayer Service 11 A.M. Int. Holy Sepulchre Cem. In Lieu of flowers, donations in his memory to the Boy Scouts of America 1325 W. Walnut Hill Lane Irving, TX 75015 would be appreciated.

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Wackerman Funeral Home
8060 Verree Rd Philadelphia, PA 19111
(215) 342-5200

Published on Philly.com on Apr. 16, 2014