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Edgar George ‘Ed’ Barber

NORTH CANAAN — Edgar George “Ed” Barber, 90, of Margaret Lane died June 13, 2011, at The Kent in Kent. He was the husband of the late Mary Veronica (Reid) Barber.

Ed was born April 1, 1921, in Gregory, S.D., son of the late Stella (Baney) and Benjamin Barber. Ed was employed as a supervisor by the Long Island Lighting Company. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II, and enjoyed gardening, animals, babies, woodworking and reading.

Ed is survived by his daughter Susan V. Barber of Kerhonkson, N.Y.; his son, WilliamE. Barber of Boynton Beach, Fla.; his brother, Gerald Barber, and sister, Mary Forbes, both of South Sioux City, Neb.; his grandchildren, Lindsey and Matthew Barber both of Kerhonkson, Christopher of Long Island, Nicole of New Jersey and Daniel of North Carolina.

Graveside services with full military honors were held at the Long Island National Cemetery in Farmingdale, N.Y.

Arrangements are under the care of the Newkirk-Palmer Funeral Home in North Canaan.