Dionian, Edward J., lifelong Farmingdale resident passed away peacefully August 3, 2021, surrounded by his loving family, in the home he built; only 7 days before his 100th birthday. Proud WWII Army Veteran. Reunited in Heaven with his beloved wife of 63 years, Ruthie. Devoted father of Edward, Thomas (Catherine), Michael (Anne), Barbara McDonald (David) and Nancy Wagner (Darryl). Cherished grandfather of Thomas Jr. (Lynne), John, Amanda Srsic (Joseph), the late Timothy (Stephanie), Robert (Angelica), Megan Smith (Sean), Elena, Max, Jacqueline McColgan (Chris) and Aiden. Adored “Super Grandpa” of Jessica, Luke, Gwen, Joseph, Olivia, Erik, Austin, Makenna, Hayden, Hudson and another great granddaughter on the way. Dear companion of 6 joyful, inseparable, amazing years to Adele Jackson. Fond brother in law of Dolores Lewan. Predeceased by his siblings Viola Kenney and James and his second wife, Maria. Also survived by many nieces, nephews and friends. The family will receive visitors for a Memorial Visitation Friday, August 6th, 2-4 and 7-9 pm at Arthur F. White Funeral Home, Inc., 315 Conklin Street, Farmingdale. Funeral Mass Saturday, August 7th, 10:45 am at St. Kilian RC Church with military honors to follow. In lieu of flowers, please make donations in Ed’s memory to Honor Flight Long Island (honorflightlongisland.org) or Tunnel to Towers Foundation (t2t.org).
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Tunnel to Towers Foundation
2361 Hylan Blvd,, Staten Island NY 10306
Honor Flight Long Island
116 NY-27A, Southampton NY 11968