Edward Arthur Dries, age 61, of Taunton, formerly of Plymouth, died on February 4 at Morton Hospital after a lengthy illness. Born in Kingston, Dec. 10, 1951, he was the son of the late Joseph and June (Barclay) Dries. Eddie was survived by his son, Brett Dries and his wife Kristin of Bridgewater, daughters Becky (Dries) Ferrell and Stacey (Dries) De La Cruz of Plymouth. Loving brother of Dennis Dries and his wife Kathy, Barbara (Dries) Torres and her husband Buddy, Diana (Dries) Pierce, Patricia Dries and the late Michael Dries and Judy (Dries) Morisi. Grandfather of Raquel and Jaden De La Cruz, Benjamin and Emma Dries and Brendan and Breanna Ferrell. Also survived by many Cousins, Aunts, Uncles, Nieces, Nephews and loving friends. Eddie was a skilled auto mechanic and enjoyed part of his career operating hot air balloons in South Dakota. Services will be private for immediate family.
Published in Old Colony Memorial from Feb. 7 to Feb. 14, 2013