Rochester NY: Edward Joseph Passed peacefully on August 16, 2016 at the age of 92. He was born on August 14, 1924 in Rochester, NY to the late Cezare “John” & Rosario (Recuprio) Minardo.
He is predeceased by wives; Arletta (Dillon) Minardo, Marie (Battaglia) Minardo, and Ruth Bisig. As the last of 9 siblings, Ed was predeceased by his brothers and sisters: Mike (Laura) Minardo, Sam (Kay) Minardo, Mary (Sam) Prinzi, Lillian (Angelo) Fiorenza, Joseph (Romaine) Minardo, Frank (Ruth) Minardo, Evelyn (Americo “Matty”) Monti, John (Stella) (Terry) Minardo.
He is survived by his wife Jean Petrucci and children; Judith Minardo, Marylou (Walt) Sadler, James (Suzanne) Minardo, Edward (Kathleen) Minardo; Grandchildren, Nicole (Jose) De Los Santos, Corey Minardo (Theresa Zollo), Amy (Andrew) Merkel, Luke Minardo; Great Grandchildren LCpl John Lyons, Brooklyn and Emiliana De Los Santos; Sister in law Mary Minardo; in addition to many beloved nieces & nephews, great nieces and nephews.]
Ed was a simple hard working man who lived life to the fullest. He was a devoted and loving spouse, father, grandfather, great grandfather and uncle. He was an avid golfer, swimmer and scuba diver. His passion for travel, family and photography will be with us all always. He lived a good life and was well loved by his family and friends. He has now been welcomed by the rest of his family and friends in heaven.
There will be no prior calling hours. A memorial service will be held on Saturday September 10, 2016 at 10 AM in the All Seasons Chapel at Whitehaven Memorial Park, 210 Marsh Rd, Pittsford, NY 14534. A celebration of his life and buffet reception will follow immediately after the service.
A very special Thank you to Dr. Timothy Quill and the 4th floor Staff at Strong Memorial Hospital’s Palliative Care unit for the comfort, care and support to our family.
In lieu of flowers donations may be sent to the Palliative Hospice 412 unit at Strong Memorial Hospital, 601 Elmwood Avenue Box 650, Rochester, NY 14642.