Edward Ehlen

Obituary of Edward A Ehlen

Edward A. Ehlen, 73, of Marina Dr., Sylvan Beach, passed away on Friday, January 15, 2021, at Oneida Health Hospital where he had been a patient since January 10, 2021. He was born on May 15, 1947, in Freeport, Long Island, NY, the son of Jack and Norma Harvey Ehlen. Eddie was a graduate of Carle Place High School in Long Island, Class of 1965. On July 22, 1989, Eddie was united in marriage to Dolores “Lu” A. Donlon in Sylvan Beach. Eddie was a carpenter for the Local 120 in Syracuse for many years, retiring in 2014. Eddie was an avid gardener and in his young years, he loved bowling and golfing. He enjoyed talking politics and sipping coffee with his friends at Circle K. Surviving besides his loving wife, Lu; are his stepdaughter, Megan Donlon (John Conklin), of Camden; four grandchildren, Jerrid Charles Tisdale, of Fredericksburg, VA, John Edward Conklin, Aidan Conklin, and Garrett Conklin, all of Camden; and two brothers, Wade (Susie) Ehlen, of Sun City Center, FL, and Eddie’s twin, Albert Edward Ehlen (Deborah Hendricks), of Largo, FL. Private services will be held at the Ironside Funeral Home, Inc., 342 Main St., Oneida, where the Rev. Robert Wollaber will officiate. Spring interment will take place in St. John’s Cemetery, North Bay. Family and friends are invited and may call on Tuesday from 3:00 to 6:00 PM at the funeral home. The funeral home staff respectively asks you to wear a facial covering and maintain social distancing protocols within the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made in Eddie’s memory to the Wanderer’s Rest Humane Society, PO Box 535, Canastota, NY, 13032. You may view obituary, plant a tree, and send a message of condolence online at www.ironsidefuneralhome.com.
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3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Tuesday, January 19, 2021
Ironside Funeral Home, Inc.
342 Main Street
Oneida, New York, United States
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