|A youthful Ed Easton at WFRM|
Born on September 2, 1925 in Salamanca, NY he was the son of Howard and Nellie Davy Easton. On May 10, 1958 in Port Allegany, PA he married Caroline Gaberseck who survives.
Mr. Easton had worked at the former Damascus Tanning Company in Coudersport and in 1956 began his employment with WFRM Radio and over the years had worked as news director, sports broadcaster, Polka Party host, and radio personality. He temporarily retired in 1978. In 1964 he became a Justice of the Peace and in 1970 a District Judge, retiring in 1994.
Mr. Easton was a member of St. Eulalia Catholic Church where he served as a Eucharistic minister and lector. He was a member of Knights of Columbus Council 1355 and the Port Allegany Moose Lodge. He enjoyed walking, plowing snow and visiting people in the hospital and area nursing homes.
Surviving in addition to his wife are three children, Edward L. (Debra) Easton, Jr. of Herndon, PA, John E. (Jean) Easton of Braselton, GA, and Annette L. Easton of Coudersport, PA, six grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren, two sisters, Shirley Tyler of Westfield, PA and Beverly Burdick of Genesee, PA and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, one son, Timothy S. Easton, who died on April 13, 1983, one sister, Margaret Finch, and four brothers, Albert, Loyal, Clifford and Fordyce Easton.
Friends are invited to Mr. Easton’s Life Celebration beginning Friday, December 14, 2012 with calling hours from 11:00am until 1:00pm at St. Eulalia Catholic Church. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 1:00pm Friday at St. Eulalia Catholic Church with the Reverend James C. Campbell, pastor, as celebrant. Burial will be in St. Eulalia Catholic Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Coudersport Sports Boosters, 698 Dwight Street, Coudersport PA 16915, or to the Coudersport Volunteer Fire Department, PO Box 161, Coudersport, PA 16915, or to the Coudersport Volunteer Ambulance Association, 122 E. Second Street, Coudersport, PA 16915, or to the Coudersport Public Library, 502 Park Avenue, Coudersport, PA 16915.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Fickinger Funeral Home, a Life Celebration Home, of Coudersport. To share your fondest memories of Ed, please visit www.lifecelebration.com.