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Edward DeVoe, Jr.

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“To Eddie's family,I went to school with Eddie. He was a great person and a great friend. I haven't seen him in many years. I am very sad with his...Read More »
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“It is with a heavy heart that I write this. I knew Ed very well since 1996 when we became instant friends. He was a righteous man that loved life and...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Steve Mascia

“Very sad. He was a great friend that I lost touch with. Payers to your family.RIP Eddie ”
3 of 7 | Posted by: Mary White-Risk - Spring Hill, FL

“I am so sorry to learn of Ed's passing. I've known him since the early 70's. He was always a kind man with a huge smile on his face. RIP Eddie ”
4 of 7 | Posted by: Ken Kalos - Vernon, CT

“I knew Eddie in high school and he was a very friendly guy. Always seemed to have a smile on his face. We reconnected later when I was working in...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Steve Hadge - Tolland, CT

“Ed, we will miss you and that smile.So many memories and great times together fishing in Maine and theweekend on Cape Cod for the Grand Funk concert....Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: Paul Jiantonio - Cape Coral, FL

“We are so sorry to hear Ed has passed. We have so many nice memories of Ed. From poker night with Ed, working with him at our parts store, and...Read More »
7 of 7 | Posted by: Mark & Cyntia Duprey


Edward "Eddie" DeVoe Jr., of Ellington passed away peacefully on Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at his home, he was 61. Born in 1955 at Hartford Hospital to Edward R. DeVoe Sr., and the late Janice (Edwards) Adams, he lived most of his life in Manchester, graduating in 1973 from Manchester High School. After a short tour in the U.S. Army he was employed in many different fields. He most enjoyed his teaching position at Assumption Junior High School where he was also the Girls Baseball, Soccer and his favorite the Girls Basketball team coach with his father. Ed worked as a freelance writer and artist as well and was published in the Journal Inquirer, Hartford Women Magazine, Catholic Transcript, East Hartford Gazette, Manchester Evening Herald, Protection Magazine and the MCC Cougar where he was also the Editor. Ed graduated from MCC in 1991. He loved all kinds of music, art, movies, UCONN sports, The Yankees and his beloved Colts. He had a great sense of humor, was very witty and enjoyed playing the guitar, drums and other instruments. Along with his father, Ed DeVoe of Rocky Hill he leaves behind, his Uncle Henry and Aunt Diane Edwards of Ellington, Uncle Frank Brett of Georgia; his sisters, Lisa Boyles and her husband Sam of Palmer, Alaska, an Susan Scheer and her husband Teddy of Manchester; his brother, John Adams of Manchester, his nieces and nephew, Amber, Tara, Aimee and Zach, and many cousins and friends. His family will receive friends on Tuesday, May 24, 2016, from 6 to 8 p.m., at the Ladd Turkington & Carmon Funeral Home, 551 Talcottville Rd., Vernon. Services and Burial will be private at the request of his family. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, CT Westchester Hudson Valley Chapter, 3 Landmark Square, Ste 330, Stamford, CT 06901 and or Disabled American Veterans PO Box 14301 Cincinnati, OH 45250-0301.

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