Edward Robert Kane

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Edward Robert Kane, 70, of Jessup, died Wednesday at Regional Hospital of Scranton. His wife is the former Margaret "Putchie" March.

Born in Jessup, son of the late James G. Sr. and Alice Loftus Kane, he was a member of Queen of Angels Parish, Jessup, and a graduate of Jessup High School. Before retirement, he worked at PennDOT. He was a fan of the Boston Red Sox and Notre Dame football and was very devoted to his Catholic faith. He was a loving husband, brother, uncle and friend who was loved by all who knew him and will be sadly missed.

The family would like to thank the staff at Mid-Valley Hospital and Regional Hospital of Scranton, also Dr. Tracy Galardi, Dr. Thomas Roe Jr., Dr. Jeremiah Eagen and Dr. R. Shetty.

Surviving are sisters, Anna Rotell and Marie Murphy, Archbald; brothers, Joseph and wife, Helen, Jessup; Gerard and wife, Joan, Clarks Summit; and Marty and wife, Melanie, Archbald; brother-in-law, Stanley March and wife, Ellen; sisters-in-law, Agatha Killiany, Mable Kane, Shirley Kane and Judy Kane; longtime friends and cousins, Edward Hafner and William Munley; and dear friend, Michele McMullen; nieces, nephews and cousins; and his godchildren, Sean Kane and Jamie Ellen Raider.

He was also preceded in death by brothers, James Jr., John and Frank.

Memorial Mass will be Tuesday at 10 a.m. in Queen of Angels Parish at St. Michael's Church, Jessup, by the Rev. Gerard McGlone. Interment of cremains will take place following the Mass in St. Thomas Aquinas Cemetery, Archbald.

Family will receive friends at the church from 9 until time of Mass. Memorial contributions may be made to any local food pantry or to the donor's choice of charity.
Published in Scranton Times on Apr. 28, 2013