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Edward Grifford

AGE: 89 • Newark

Edward Grifford, age 89, of Newark, DE, passed away Wednesday, December 16, 2015. Ed proudly served his country in the US Army during the Korean War. He retired from DuPont where he worked as an electrical engineer and also from the State of Delaware where he worked with students with disabilities. He enjoyed reading, gardening and solving crossword puzzles. He was also very health conscious. Ed was a handyman who was always fixing things; although his true passion was computers. He adored his grandchildren and loved spending time making memories with them.

Ed is survived by his wife, Nancy Clara Isaacs; son, Edward Noah Grifford; 2 daughters, Mia Susanne Bosinger and Natalie Clara Burns; sons-in-law, Jeffrey McKay Burns and Alexander James Bosinger; and 5 grandchildren: Edward Julian Graves-Grifford, Caliella Mia Burns, Thomas Adrian Graves-Grifford, Chloe Clara-Mae Burns, and Amelia Natalie Bosinger.

A visitation will be held Wednesday, December 30, 2015 from 10-11 AM in the Strano & Feeley Family Funeral Home, 635 Churchmans Rd., Newark, DE 19702 followed by a service in celebration of Ed's life at 11 AM. Burial will follow in Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers the family requests a donation to one of the following charities: America's VetDogs,, or the UC Santa Cruz Foundation - UC Santa Cruz Genomics Institute (designate pediatric cancer in notes), For directions or to leave an online condolence visit

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Published in The News Journal on Dec. 27, 2015
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