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Edward F. Van Dyke

Edward F. Van Dyke, age 77, of Lorain, passed away Thursday, June 8, 2017 at Mercy New Life Hospice, Lorain, following a short illness.
Born February 29, 1940 in Cleveland, he moved to Lorain in 1963. He worked in various departments at Ford Motor Company Lorain Assembly Plant for 30 years, retiring in 1991.
Edward was a member of the United Auto Workers Union Local 425 and the Bush Burners CB Club. He enjoyed racing stock cars.
Surviving is his wife of 59 years, Norma (nee Williams); sons, Edward (Amy) of Parma Heights, Dwayne and Allen (Lisa) both of Mt. Pleasant, Pennsylvania; a daughter, Deborah Frey of Lorain; 8 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren; and a brother, Sidney of Deerfield Beach, Florida.
He was preceded in death by parents, Frederick and Doris (Hill) Van Dyke; a brother, Walter; and sisters, Deloris, Betty and Shirley; and a granddaughter, Jessica Mary Van Dyke.
The family will receive friends on Monday from 4:00 to 8:00 pm in the Dovin Funeral and Cremation Specialists, 2701 Elyria Avenue, Lorain, where funeral services will be Tuesday at 12:00 pm. Rev. Jenni Noyes, pastor of Heritage Presbyterian Church will officiate. Burial will follow in Resthaven Memory Gardens, Avon. To send online condolences go to www.dovinfcs.com

Cemetery Details

Resthaven Memory Gardens
3700 Center Ridge Road
Avon, OH,


JUN 12. 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Dovin Funeral and Cremation Specialists

2701 Elyria Avenue

Lorain, OH, US, 44055

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My brother,What can I say.He was always a brother that did a lot of good things and alway there for me.Not my oldest.but the closest'Keep your mother close.she will need your dedicattion now.Save me a spot on the other side Ed . I want you as my brother when I get there Rest in peace Brother rusty .red. sidney. brother

brother rusty - June 12, 2017 at 07:50 AM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

When his sister Betty, my mother, needed my Uncle Eddie he always was there for her! Uncle Eddie, thank you. You are in God's heaven with our Lord Jesus Christ, Rest In Peace.

Mike Kotalik - June 10, 2017 at 04:13 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

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