Edward L. VanDusen

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Edward L. VanDusen

July 09, 1925 - January 20, 2019

Edward L. VanDusen Edward L. VanDusen, 93, formerly of New Castle, passed away on the morning of Jan. 20, 2019, at home in Cleveland, Ohio.
Born July 9, 1925, he was a son of the late Edward H. and Julia (Daugherty) VanDusen.
On Aug. 27, 1947, he married Jane K. Dietterle. She survives.
Ed was a 1943 graduate of New Castle High School.
After high school, he enlisted in the Army and served during World War II with the 94th Infantry Division.
Shortly after serving his country, Edward attended and graduated from Youngstown State University, where he lettered for the baseball team.
Ed was most recently a building consultant for Lawrence County Human Services Housing Authority and was president of VanDusen Construction Company for 40 years.
He served as president of the Rotary Club, New Castle YMCA, Lawrence County Chapters of the Builders Association of Eastern Ohio and Western Pennsylvania. He was also a member of the Jaycees.
He was an amateur magician, loved golf and enjoyed woodworking and travel. Most of all, he loved his family, especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
He was an active member of Clen-Moore Presbyterian Church, where he served as a Tri-M Sunday school teacher and a trustee.
In addition to his wife, Jane, Ed is survived by two daughters, Kathy (Steven) Young of Columbus, Ohio, and Sue Ellen (Douglas) Imhoff of Cleveland; a son, David (Linda) VanDusen of Sunrise, Florida; four grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
Ed was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Charles.
Calling hours will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at the R. Cunningham Funeral Home, 2429 Wilmington Road, New Castle.
A memorial service will follow at noon with Steve Plyler officiating.
Burial will be at Oak Park Cemetery.
Memorial contribution may be made in Edward's honor to the New Castle Community YMCA, 20 W. Washington St., New Castle, Pa. 16101.
Online condolences may be offered to the family by visiting www.cunninghamfh.com.
Published on February 12, 2019
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Saturday February 16, 2019

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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2429 Wilmington Road, New Castle, PA, USA

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Saturday February 16, 2019

12:00 PM

R. Cunningham Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc.

2429 Wilmington Road, New Castle, PA, USA

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