CROTON-ON-HUDSON, N.Y. -- Edward A. Massoni, a former resident of Croton-on-Hudson, died on Oct. 13 at Vassar Brother's Hospital in Poughkeepsie, N.Y. He was 89.
The son of the late Louis and Catherine Briggi Massoni, Edward was born July 31, 1924 in New York City.
Massoni was a retired bookkeeper for Safe Flight Instrument Co. in White Plains. He was a member of Our Lady of Fatima Church, former member of Knights of Columbus in Croton-on-Hudson, an avid bowler, Yankee fan and woodworker.
He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army from 1943-1946. He also worked part-time for RCA in Elmsford, NY
Survivors include his wife of 59 years, Elizabeth Fortunato Massoni; son, Daniel Massoni of Miami; daughters: Elizabeth Kotlowski and her husband, Stephen of Newburgh, Debra Carlson and her husband, Glenn of Higganum, Conn.;, Michele Diulio and her husband, Larry of Newburgh, and Elyse Kretz and her husband, Peter of Sandy Hook, Conn.; grandchildren: Thomas Kotlowski, Gabrielle Diulio, Catherine Kotlowski, Erik Carlson, Vincent Diulio, Kirsten Carlson, Bradley Kretz, Jennifer Carlson and Dylan Kretz, as well as a niece and nephew. Edward was predeceased by his sister, Anne Tiedeman.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations in Edward's memory to one of the following: Healing the Children Northeast (htcne.org), or a local soup kitchen or to a charity of one's choice.
Funeral arrangements were under the direction of White & Venuto Funeral Home.