Edward A. Paine, 78 of Holbrook, MA. passed away at Good Samaritan Medical Center, Brockton, MA. after a brief illness.
Edward was born June 22, 1944 to the late Evelyn Paolino in Plainfield, NJ. He was the husband to Joy (Skerry) Paine, his forever angel. They were married for 39 years.
Edward served from 1963-1965 in the Navy as a Navy Seal in Vietnam. Edward prior to his retirement owned and operated Ed's Moving in Holbrook, MA.
Edward enjoyed the simple pleasures in life, playing poker with his friends once a month on Saturday. He enjoyed fishing with the boys, the love of his dogs, classics Rock music and being a homebody with his loving wife.
Besides his wife he is survived by his daughter Ellen M. Taylor of Lowell, MA. Two sons Edward (Jimmie- Mac) McClaran and his wife Melissa Rae Jones McClaran of Chester, VA. ; Mark Hershberger of Akron, OH. Edward also leaves behind a sister Susan Murphy and her husband Jim Murphy of Aptos, CA. and two beloved brother-in-laws David Skerry and wife Cecilia of Manchester NH and Brian Skerry of Holbrook.
Edward cherished his six grandchildren, Courtney-Amelia Miller, Jacob McClaran, Chris Hershberger, Alex Hershberger, Matthew Hershberger and Noah McClaran. Edward also had one great- granddaughter Emma McClaran who he adored. Edward Paine is pre-deceased by his brother Lester Duchemin.
To honor Edward's memory the family is holding a Celebration Of His Life, in the Spring of 2023. The family is inviting all that knew and loved Edward to attend for reflection and stories, to honor his wonderful life. The family is requesting all to wear bright and vibrant colors, just as Edward would have.
Donations to the Parkinson's Foundation would be greatly appreciated by his family.
John 14: 1-3
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