Edward A. Stroud III

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Oct. 17, 2012

Edward A. Stroud III died Oct. 17, 2012, at his home in Clarks Summit.

He married Joan Marie McHugh on June 25, 1960.

Born July 14, 1937, in Kingston, he was a son of the late Edward A. Stroud Jr. and Mary Jean Johnson Stroud. He received his bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from Villanova University and master's degree in management engineering from Long Island University. He received an honorable discharge from the Navy Reserves in 1963. After 35 years, Edward retired in 1994 from the Grumman Corporation of Bethpage, N.Y., as vice president of program management for Space Station Freedom.

He is survived by his wife, Joan Marie; four children, Cynthia M. Halpin, Edward J. Stroud, Mara Lee Silverman, Paul J. Stroud; son-in-law and daughters-in-law, Kevin Halpin, Kathy Stroud, Lisa Stroud; six grandchildren, Aisling Halpin, Thomas Stroud, Cassidy Halpin, Jaclyn Stroud, Alison Silverman and Edward Silverman.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. from the Church of St. Gregory, 330 N. Abington Road, Clarks Green, to be celebrated by the Rev. John M. Lapera, pastor. All those attending are asked to go directly to church. Interment will follow in St. Mary's Cemetery, Wilkes-Barre. Friends may call Friday, from 6 until 9 p.m. at Lawrence E. Young Funeral Home, 418 State St., Clarks Summit.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice Community Care, 601 Wyoming Ave., Kingston, PA 18704 or Jeanes Hospital at Temple University Health Systems, P.O. Box 827651 Philadelphia, PA. 19182-7651. To sign the online guestbook go to


Published in Times Leader on Oct. 19, 2012