Cheshire - Edward F. Kirby Sr., 78, of Cheshire, passed away at his home on Dec. 10, 2012. He was the beloved husband of Georgia (Hendrickson) Kirby; loving father of David R. Kirby of Manchester, N.H., and Edward F. Kirby Jr. and his fiancee, Rachel Street, of New London; brother of Daniel B. Kirby and his wife, Emma, of Hamden and Richard T. Kirby and his wife, Rosemary, of Cheshire. He is also survived by his cherished grandson, Brandon Kirby.
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He was predeceased by brothers, Bernard P. Kirby, Francis Kirby, and John Kirby.
Mr. Kirby retired after many years from Metro-North Railroad. Edward was honorably discharged from the National Guard as a sergeant first class, Battery D 211, AAA Battalion.
Funeral services are private. www.siskbrothers.com
Published in The Day on Dec. 12, 2012