Edward McElroy
MCELROY - Edward Joseph, age 94, a resident of East Meadow, NY for 63 years, died peacefully on December 22, surrounded by loving family members and caretakers. "Pop" will always be remembered for filling his home and his family's lives with love, laughter, faith and music, and for how he enjoyed leading countless family sing-a-longs. Most of all, his family will remember and cherish the unending love and joy shared between Nora and Edward for more than seven decades. Ed was most proud of serving his country during WWII in the Navy aboard the USS Tallulah (AO-50), and he enjoyed many years as a member of the St. Raphael choir. Ed is predeceased by his loving wife, Nora (nee George). He is survived by their five adoring children Edward (Sophia), Michael, Mary, James (Donna), and Anne (James). Ed was also a devoted grandfather to 12 loving grandchildren: Nicole (Michael), Melissa (Rachel), Edward (Lucy), Brian (Kim), Jenni (Steve), Nick (Jackie), Matt (Christine), Grace, Rose, Christy (Hillary), Kevin, and Michael. He also leaves behind 10 great grandchildren and many loving nieces and nephews. Ed is predeceased by his parents Ellen (nee Murray) and James, and his five siblings: John (Millie), James "Gerry" (Marsha), Eugene (Alice), Mary (Walter) and Lawrence. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, all services are private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to Pronto of Long Island Inc., 128 Pine Aire Drive, Bay Shore, NY 11706. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the Charles J. O'Shea Funeral Homes. www.osheafuneral.com


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Published by Newsday on Jan. 10, 2021.
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God bless my beloved Uncle Eddie who leaves me nothing but warm , fun loving memories spending quality time with our families . He and my dad are now together again enjoying laughter , songs and that brotherly love that all should be so lucky to be blessed with. He will never be forgotten !
Doreen St Jacques
January 18, 2021
I have so many happy and fun-filled memories of the McElroy clan. Uncle Eddie was so much like my father, John. He was very special to us for that reason and many others. I know Uncle Eddie and Aunt Nora are laughing, kissing, and hugging in Heaven and it is a beautiful thought. God bless both of you and may you rest in peace while forever together in love .
Denise (McElroy) Prindle
January 18, 2021
May your parents, be at peace and singing with the Angels
Linda & Gary Mancuso
January 16, 2021
Please accept our condolences at this difficult, Mr Ed McElroy will b dearly miss by me what wonderful memories we share, he alway knew what to say to make me laugh ,he was very humorous ,both Nora &Ed treated me like family and not an aide and I really appreciate the time we spent together I have no regrets RIP our beloved Ed.
Jenny Henry
January 13, 2021
Our deepest sympathy to the family of Mr Edward Mc Elroy may he Rest In Peace and may his memories be a blessing to all who´s life he touched.
Florance Morrison
January 10, 2021
God rest the loving soul of Uncle Ed now with his loving Nora.
Linda ( Niece )
January 10, 2021