Edward James Niles

Edward Niles- Rochester Cremation

Edward James Niles of West Henrietta NY passed away Sunday May 12th at the age of 81.  He is predeceased by his father Frederick J. Niles, mother Salinda D. Niles, and several aunts and uncles. He is survived by his fours cousins Peggy Stephens (David), Molly Davison-Price (David), Matthew Davison, and Paul Davison (Mary).

Ed was born December 1, 1942 and grew up and graduated from Honeoye Falls Central school in 1961.  He was in the Air Force 1962-1964, and the Air Force reserve 1964-1968. He received a BS in business administration from the Rochester Institute of Technology in 1975. He joined Eastman Kodak in 1966 working as a buyer, supervisor of material services, and capital assets coordinator and worked there for 20 +years. During retirement he worked at H+R Block and Chase Pitkin.

Ed enjoyed spending time with his Riverton neighbors, was a lover of gardening, running and animals.  In retirement, he was involved in showing Tibetan Terriers which soon became his passion.  He showed his beloved “Sashee” and led her to becoming an AKC Champion.

Donations in his memory can be made to ASPCA (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) https://www.aspca.org/.

A celebration of life will be held at a later date.




2 Condolences

  1. Richard Robson on May 22, 2024 at 11:35 am

    Ed will be missed by all who knew him for a very long time!

  2. Keith D Colegrove on May 23, 2024 at 7:08 pm

    Ed was a great neighbor to my Mom and Dad, Leo and Elizabeth Colegrove.

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