COEYMANS HOLLOW –
Edward James Gervais passed peacefully into eternal life on February
Ed was born May 11, 1937
to Edward and Mary Gervais.
Ed is survived by his
wife Hollace S. (Keir) Gervais; his son, Michael (Kammy) Gervais;
daughters, Esther (Eliovadas) Rosado and Holly Ann (John) Luck;
grandchildren, Sean Headspeth, Timothy Headspeth, Stephanie Kert,
Jessica Bailey and Jamie Gervais; great-grandchildren, Isabel Haley,
Madison Gervais, Leamijanae Murray, Ka’Ren Headspeth, and Oliver
Bailey. Margie Fissette will mourn his loss as his only surviving
sibling. Many of his nieces and nephews will be reminiscing for
years to come of their antics together.
Ed was a dedicated
employee of the NYS Environmental Conservation Department at Five
Rivers Center in Delmar, NY for a legendary 53 years! His strong
work ethics, sense of humor and practical jokes will never be
forgotten by those who knew and worked with him. Ed’s picture stands
today at the Five Rivers “Hall of Honor” securing his “legend lives
on” at the place he called his second home.
Ed also enjoyed working
part-time with the Bethlehem Police Reserve for many years, earning
him a recognition award for his dedication with the Police
Ed’s favorite past times
were maintaining his home property on his faithful tractor, hunting,
“popping” squirrels and eating jelly donuts!
Family and friends can
gather at a celebration of life picnic to be held at a later date by
Donations in his memory can be made to
Trinity United Methodist Church, 1313 SR 143 Coeymans Hollow, NY