MERIDEN - Edward R. Purcell, 55, died on Wednesday, June 4, 2014 unexpectedly at home.
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Born in Meriden on Nov. 19, 1958, he was the son of the late Francis and Rita (Savino) Purcell and had graduated from Wilcox Technical School. He was the permittee of the Franco American Club and a member of the St. Mary Mens Club and the Order of Hermanns Sons.
He is survived by four sisters, Kathleen (Michael) Decker, Frances Purcell and her partner, Dennis LeMay, Jane (Francis) Erardi and Eileen (Ernest) Riddle; two brothers, John Purcell and his partner Linda Spitznagel and George (Lori) Purcell, and many nieces and nephews.
The funeral will be held on Monday, June 9, at 11 a.m. at the John J. Ferry & Sons, 88 E. Main St., Meriden. Burial will be in Walnut Grove Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home on Sunday, June 8, from 3 to 7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to the
, 2080 Silas Deane Highway, 2nd Floor, Rocky Hill, CT 06067.For online condolences, please visit www.jferryfh.com
John J. Ferry & Sons Funeral Home
80 East Main Street
Meriden, CT 06450
Published in The Record-Journal on June 6, 2014