Edward Seager, age 81, passed away after a long illness on October 17, 2018 at the Homestead in Penn Yan.
He was born on May 9, 1937, in his family home in Naples NY to Harry and Reva Seager. Edward graduated from Naples High School in 1955. He married Joan Steinmetz on February 9, 1957 at St Januarius Church in Naples. He worked for Star Market as a union meat cutter.
Edward was known for his love of his family and friends as well as sports, hunting, raising horses, and working in his garden. His influence and strong personality will be remembered by all who knew him.
He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Joan Seager, and three children Steve Seager, Diane (Jim) Beach, and Maria (Matt) Johnson as well as his grandchildren McKayla, Kyle, Indy, Michael, Nicola, and Noah. He is also survived by his sister Nancy Palese and brother Gary (Donna) Seager, his sister-in-law Jean Seager, and several nieces and nephews.
Edward was predeceased by his brother Barton and sister-in-law Charlotte Seager, brother Varian Seager, and brother-in-law John Palese.
There will be no prior services; the family will hold a private burial at the family cemetery on November 3, 2018.
In lieu of flowers, please consider making a memorial contribution to either St Jude's Children Hospital online at https://www.stjude.org/donate/donate-to-st-jude.html or by mail: 501 St Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105; or the Keuka Comfort Care Home online at http://keukacomfortcarehome.org/donate/ or by mail: PO Box 107, Penn Yan, NY 14527.