Ed Gaffney

December 31, 1931 ~ June 6, 2019 (age 87)


Peacefully, at the Peterborough Regional Heath Centre with his family by his side, on Thursday, June 6, 2019 after a brief illness. Edward  Francis Gaffney of South Porcupine at age 87. Beloved husband of Kay Gaffney (McLaughlin) and dear father of Deanna Blain (Chris) of South Porcupine and Jennifer Krumins (Ivars) of Peterborough. Grandfather of Danielle Roy (Randy); Nicole and Jared Zuliani; and Karli, Kieran and Kaiya Krumins. Great-grandfather of Hannah Roy. Brother of Cyril (late Rita) of Pembroke and the late Gwen Donohue (PJ); Raymond (Pat); Jerry; Gracia Howard (Jim) and Gus Gaffney (Helen). Brother-in-law of Doris Burt (Lawrence) of St. Albert Alta; George McLaughlin (Dovie) of Lakefield and the late Clare McLaughlin (Eleanor of Napanee). The family will receive friends at the HANNAH FUNERAL HOME in Tamworth (613-379-2997) on Tuesday evening June 11 from 7-9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial at the Church of the Assumption in Erinsville on Wednesday, June 12 at 1:00 p.m. Inurnment follows at the Assumption Cemetery Columbarium. Memorial donations (by cheque) made to the Assumption Church Building Fund or (by cheque or credit card) to the Lennox and Addington County Hospital Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Following the Funeral Mass in Tamworth on June 12, 2019, there will be a Celebration of Life held in the fall, in South Porcupine, to honour our Husband, Dad, Grandpa, and Great-Grandpa.  The details will be provided at a later date.

We cannot thank the community enough for the comfort we find in your stories, memories and expressions of sympathy.  It was an honour to see the flags at half-staff at Dad’s beloved RMSS!  Thank you from the bottom of our hearts.

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June 11, 2019

7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Hannah Funeral Home
6689 Wheeler Street
Tamworth, ON K0K 3G0

Mass of Christian Burial
June 12, 2019

1:00 PM
Church of the Assumption
6046 County Road 41
Erinsville, ON K0K 2A0


L&A County General Hospital Foundation
8 Richmond Park Drive, Napanee ON K7R 2Z4

Church of the Assumption
P.O. Box 239, Tamworth ON K0K 3G0
Tel: 1-613-379-5637

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