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WARNERVILLE - Edward Hornung, 87, of Warnerville, passed away on March 6, 2018. He was born in Haverstraw, on July 14, 1930, to Edward and Elizabeth Hornung.
He graduated from Congers High School in 1948.
Ed married Faye Kopenhaver in 1950, and they had three children.
Ed was a devoted Mets fan who loved baseball.
He worked many years as a grocery store manager in Nyack and Cobleskill, and Closter and Montvale, New Jersey.
He is survived by his two sons, Edward (Jane) Hornung and Steve (Mary Harrison) Hornung; daughter, Lynda (Don) Gies; six grandchildren, Melissa (John) Armour, Suzanne (Kirk) Muente, Scott Hornung, Robert (Allie) Hornung, and "Donnie" and Gwendolyn Gies; and three great-grandchildren, Kyla Muente, Adelina and Emmeline Armour. Ed is also survived by his brother, Robert (Kay) Hornung.
He was predeceased by a sister, Marilyn (Curley) Fieldson.
Ed recently stated that he "liked everyone he ever met." He will leave behind countless friends made during his life.
Ed requested that there be no funeral services.
Memorial donations in his name may be made to the Animal Shelter of Schoharie Valley, Inc., P.O. Box 40, Howes Cave, NY 12092.
Condolences should be posted on Ed's Facebook page.
Arrangements are entrusted to Mereness-Putnam Funeral Home, 171 Elm St., Cobleskill.
Published on March 9, 2018
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