Edward Frisbie Obituary

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Edward W Frisbie

December 4, 1934 - February 18, 2014
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Edward Williams Frisbie, of Old Saybrook, CT. son of Elsie (Hine) and Frederick Frisbie, born 12/04/34 in Boston Massachusetts, died February 18 after a long and courageous battle with leukemia. He grew up in Roxbury CT, where he was an active member of 4H and FFA. He graduated from Woodbury High School and attended Boston University in Boston Mass. He worked for Connecticut Department of Transportation for 23 years, then worked for the consultant DMJM as a Bridge Inspector and Resident Engineer until his retirement in 1997. He was a Bridgewater Volunteer Firefighter working on the Bridgewater Fair Committee for many years before...
Edward Williams Frisbie, of Old Saybrook, CT. son of Elsie (Hine) and Frederick Frisbie, born 12/04/34 in Boston Massachusetts, died February 18 after a long and courageous battle with leukemia.
He grew up in Roxbury CT, where he was an active member of 4H and FFA. He graduated from Woodbury High School and attended Boston University in Boston Mass.
He worked for Connecticut Department of Transportation for 23 years, then worked for the consultant DMJM as a Bridge Inspector and Resident Engineer until his retirement in 1997.
He was a Bridgewater Volunteer Firefighter working on the Bridgewater Fair Committee for many years before relocating to Old Saybrook CT. where he became a member of the Indian Town Board of Directors and a member of the Westbrook Congregational Church.
During his retirement, Ed and Beth spent their winters in Crystal Lake Village , Wauchula FLA. and traveled in their RV the contiguous 48 states and Canada making many dear friends. He enjoyed square dancing, biking, cooking, and making his famous "Frisbie Pies". He was passionate about his work on clocks, and spending time with his poodle Meara.
He was predeceased in 1971 by his wife Eleanor Knowles Frisbie, mother of his three sons.
He is survived by his wife of twenty five years, Elizabeth(Beth) Akins Frisbie of Old Saybrook, CT.
His sons, Wayne of New Milford, Gerald and wife Colleen of Warren, and Gordon and his wife Justine of Southbury.
His step-daughter Nancy and her husband Michael McMahon, of Thomaston.
His step-sons, Thomas Owens of New Milford, Jonathan Owens and his partner Madeline of Warwick RI, and Leo Reap and his wife Sherri of Spring Lake Michigan.
He loved and was so proud of his Grandchildren ; Eleanor, Nolan, Benjamin, Patrick, Casey, Haydon, Michelle, Michaela, Vincent, Brendon, James, Leo and Ashley.
He also leaves his sister Sarissa and her husband Edward Benjamin, and brother Charles and his wife Barbara Frisbie, his sister in law, Rev Nancy Milton and various nieces and nephews.
A memorial service and celebration of Edward's life will be held Sunday March 2nd at 1:30 at Westbrook Congregational Church Westbrook, Connecticut. Interment will be at the discretion of the family at Cypress Cemetery, Old Saybrook.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Connecticut , 321 Research Parkway, #212, Meriden Connecticut 06450

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"Beth, I was so sorry to learn of Ed's passing. You and your family are in our rhoughts and prayers." Barbara Yenco (Madison, CT)

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