Edward Canale

Edward Canale

Tuesday, October 1st, 1946 Monday, July 29th, 2019

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Obituary for Edward Nicholas "Ed" Canale Sr.

Edward Nicholas Canale, Sr., 72, of Egg Harbor Township, passed away at Atlantic City Hospital on July 29, 2019 from a sudden illness. Ed was born to Placido Charles Canale and Ruth Dawn (Biddle) Canale, on Oct 1, 1946 at Shore Memorial Hospital. He is preceded in death by his parents and recently his older brother, Frank Canale.

A lifelong resident of Egg Harbor Township attending the Township Schools and graduation in 1965 from Oakcrest High School, where he played football and baseball. In 1967 he joined the Army Reserves until 1972. He loved the Phillies and the Eagles along with his fantasy football with this brothers and sons. He worked at Lenox China for a number years and then the Shore Mall where he eventually became the Manager and worked there 42 years until his retirement.

He married the love of his life Charlene Cunion in 1968. The have two wonderful sons, Eddie Jr. and Tim. They loved to travel with the boys and when retired traveling with his family (especially to Florida and GatorLand). Visiting the casinos here and Delaware, and dining out to breakfast and Dinner. He loved talking politics. He was a long time member of the Egg Harbor Township Kiwanis and continually volunteered for projects with the Atlantic County Historical Society. He will be sadly missed and loved by everyone. They broke the mold when he was born.

Ed is survived by wife Charlene, sons Ed Jr, Tim, Daughter-in-law Heather (Sheehan), his beautiful grandchildren, Matthew and Madison, brothers Gary and his wife Roseann (Ricci), Charlie and his wife Maryjane (Roseman) his sister and brother in law Theresa (Cunion) and Billy Wilbert as well as his Sister-in-Law Linda (Parker) Canale and Lisa and Vincent Torquati. His nieces and nephews Chrissy Wilbert, Andy Wilbert, Frank Canale and his son, Kevin Canale and his wife Alyssa (Gardner) and their children, Gina (Canale) Petersen and husband Jamie and her children, Gary Jr and Kristen (Jacques) and their daughter. His aunts Florence (Biddle) Mirgalio, Grace (Canale) Sullivan and Aggie (Canale) Loflin. With lots and lots of cousins.

A visitation will be held on Monday, August 5, 2019 from 9-11am with a service at 11am at Adams-Perfect Funeral Home, 1650 New Road in Northfield. Burial will be held at Holy Cross Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, a Memorial donation can be made the Atlantic County Historical Society, PO Box 301, Somers Point, NJ, 08244 or the Egg Harbor Township Kiwanis, 3 Buckingham Drive, Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234.

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  • Visitation

    Monday, August 5th, 2019 | 9:00am - 11:00am
    Adams-Perfect Funeral Home
    1650 New Road
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    Monday, August 5th, 2019
    9:00am - 11:00am
  • Service

    Monday, August 5th, 2019 | 11:00am
    Adams-Perfect Funeral Home
    1650 New Road
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    Monday, August 5th, 2019
    Pastor William Warner
  • Interment

    Monday, August 5th, 2019 |
    Holy Cross Cemetery (Mays Landing)
    5061 Harding Highway
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    Monday, August 5th, 2019

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Patricia Indrieri

Dear Charlene and family: John and I were truly saddened to hear about Eddie. I canโ€™t imagine your loss and the hole in your heart. No words! Youโ€™ve been in my prayers and heart all week. Be strong Mrs. C ๐Ÿ˜˜ Love, Mrs. I
Comment | Posted at 06:47pm via Condolence

Karen DiPalma

I am so sorry to hear this. My deepest condolences. Will keep you all in my prayers. Charlene if there is anything you need, please let me know. He will be missed.
Comment | Posted at 09:30pm via Condolence

Sending love & prayers to Mr Cโ€™s family. He was a great guy, I had the privilege of becoming friends with while working in the Shore Mall. RIP Mr C ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป
Comment | Posted at 08:07pm via Condolence

Nancy Scaricamazza

So deeply sorry to hear of your loss, Charlene. May our Wonderful Lord cover you with peace that passes understanding.
Much love to you,
Nancy Scaricamazza
Comment | Posted at 07:51pm via Condolence

Pamela Laucks

So sorry to hear of the passing of Mr. C he was a great guy my thoughts and prayers go out to his family
Comment | Posted at 07:45pm via Condolence

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