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Edward C. Caldwell, Jr.

Born: Fri., Jan. 22, 1932
Died: Fri., Nov. 11, 2011


2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Sun., Nov. 13, 2011
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Sun., Nov. 13, 2011
Location: Thompson-Marodi Funeral Home

Funeral Service

10:00 AM Mon., Nov. 14, 2011
Location: Thompson-Marodi Funeral Home

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Edward C. Caldwell, Jr., 79, of Somerset Township, Eighty Four, died unexpectedly Friday, November 11, 2011 at the Washington Hospital.

He was born January 22, 1932 in Monongahela, a son of Edward C. Caldwell, Sr. and Elizabeth Withrow Caldwell

He was a graduate of Trinity High School.

For most of his life, Mr. Caldwell was a self-employed farmer. He also worked for Carnegie Natural Gas Company and retired in 1996.

A veteran, he served with the U.S. Navy during the Korean War. He was awarded the National Defense and Good Conduct medals

Surviving is his wife, Henrietta Zamiska Caldwell, whom he married on March 1, 1975 at the St. Joseph Church, Cokeburg.

Also surviving are a son, Edward H. Caldwell, D.O. of Beavercreek, Ohio; a sister, Betty Gordon (the late Bud) of Youngwood; four brothers, Harold Caldwell (Marlene) of Bethel Park, Paul Caldwell (Jane) of Charlotte, North Carolina, Albert Caldwell (Joyce) of Glendale, West Virginia and Robert Caldwell (Paulette) of Eighty Four and several nieces and nephews.

Deceased is his first wife, Ruth Nicholl Caldwell, who died in 1971.

Friends are welcome from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m., Sunday at the Thompson-Marodi Funeral Home, Inc., 809 Main Street, Bentleyville, 724-239-2255, where services will be held at 10 a.m., Monday, November 14, 2011 with the Pastor Fran Skariot, pastor of Cokeburg Presbyterian Church, officiating. Interment will follow in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Monongahela. Visit www.thompson-marodi.com to leave a condolence message, order flowers and share photos.

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The Gruhallas
   Posted Mon November 14, 2011
Henrietta & Ed: We are so sorry for your loss. Please accept our sincerest and most heartfelt sympathy at this saddest of times. May your memories comfort you in the days to come. Sorry that we were not able to express our sympathy in person. We will keep you in our thoughts and prayers. Tom, Donna, Tommy & Steven

Rebecca Ruffing
   Posted Tue November 15, 2011
Henrietta, I'm so sorry to hear about Ed. I will keep him in my prayers as well as you and Ed. I know you have been through a lot recently and if I can do anything please let me know. Remember, you have friends around you if you need anything. I miss talking with you and hope God holds you in his hands through this difficult time. Rebecca

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