Edd passed away peacefully in Campbell River Hospital with his family at his side on Saturday, July 16, 2016. Edd leaves to mourn his wife of 57 years Betty, step daughter Ashley (Andrew), son-in-law Bob Holloway, daughter Laureen (Pat), son Gary (Lisa) as well as 7 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren and one on the way.
Edd was predeceased by his parents Edward and Mary McDonald, daughter Colleen Holloway and sisters Jean Roche and Bride Paul.
Edd was a retired tugboat skipper. He loved and worked on the water most of his life. He was passionate about his family, especially his grandchildren whom he loved spending time with.
The family wishes to thank Dr. P. Friderichs, Dr. Blair, nursing staff at Cr. R. Hospital and a special thank you to Father Jan Grotkowski SDS of St. Patricks Parish.
Prayers will be offered at St. Patrick’s on Friday, July 22nd at 7pm, where Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, July 23rd, at 11:00am. Cremation will follow with private urn placement at Elk Falls Crematorium. Should friends wish, donations in Edd’s memory to the Heart and Stroke Foundation 401-495 Dunsmuir Street, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 6B9 would be appreciated.