Henry, Ed, Jr.
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Ed Henry, Jr., 59, Tyrone, NY peacefully passed into God's presence on March 21, 2013. Cindy (Little) Henry, his best friend, dedicated wife and love of his life for 40 years, is finding comfort with her three sons and their families: Brad and Kelly, Nathan and Penny, and Travis Henry. Ed's (Papa's) greatest joy was spending time with his grandchildren: Brandon, Alora, Dillon, Jaydon, Cassie, Lamar, Hunter, and Jaylin. Ed graduated from Marcus Whitman High School in Rushville, NY in 1972. He began his 39 year career as a respiratory therapist at Wilson Hospital in 1974. He retired from Cayuga Medical Center at Ithaca in 2008 and had worked per diem since. In 2004 he answered God's call to ministry at Lamoka Baptist Camp as the Facilities Coordinator. His compassionate personality had an impact on everyone who knew him. Ed passed his love of the outdoors to his three sons. They have countless memories of their times fishing, hunting and camping. He was predeceased by his father, Edison, Sr. and mother, Sally (Marvin), and infant son, Jared. He is survived by his sister, Cheryl Henry and four brothers, Tom (Nancy), Bob (Kathy), Doug (Yulima), Jeff (Michelle). He was dearly loved by his in-laws: Loren and JoAnn Little, Kim (Pat) Blasdel, Terie (Bud) Rawn, Kevin (Lisa) Little, Beth (Dan) Crosier, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, and fellow staff at Cayuga Medical Center. Calling hours will be Monday, March 25, 2013 from 1:30 to 4:00 p.m. at Peoples Baptist Church, 364 Main Street, Newfield, NY followed by funeral service at 4:00 p.m. with Rev. James Depue officiating. Spring interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Newfield, NY. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in memory of Ed Henry to Lamoka Lake Baptist Camp, P.O. Box 70, Tyrone, NY 14887. Arrangements with Allen-Manzer Funeral Home, Spencer, NY.
Published in Ithaca Journal from Mar. 23 to Mar. 25, 2013