Edward R. Pelish, Sr.
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LAGRANGE - Edward R. Pelish, 73, of LaGrange, NY, passed away on September 12, 2013 at the Veteran's Administration Medical Center in West, Haven, Connecticut. He was born in Poughkeepsie on July 28, 1940, the son of Edward F. & Ann Hoban Pelish. Edward was employed by the City of Poughkeepsie working in the Parks and Recreation Department and retired from the Sanitation Department. He was an Official with the Hudson Valley Softball Umpires Association and refereed girls basketball and field hockey games. He was a U.S. Army Veteran serving from 1958-64. Survivors include his son and partner: E. Robert " Bobby" Pelish, Jr. & Mary Jo Gallagher of Hyde Park, NY and a daughter and her husband: Kim Pelish & Michael Murphy of San Francisco, Ca. Grandchildren include: Aidan, Griffin, Kalighan, Lincoln and Finn, Abigail, Jack, Colin and 4 nephews. He was pre-deceased by 3 brothers. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, September 18, 2013 from 5-7 PM at the Wm. G. Miller & Son Funeral Home, Inc., 371 Hooker Avenue, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603. Service of Remembrance will be at 7 PM. Burial with Military Honors will be private. In lieu of flowers Memorial Donations may be made to: Hyde Park Basketball Club, 300 Mike Krout Road, Saugerties, NY 12477. If you wish to light a candle or send an online condolence please visit our website at www.wmgmillerfuneralhome.com
Published in the Poughkeepsie Journal from Sept. 15 to Sept. 17, 2013