Edward McDermott

Obituary of Edward McDermott

MCDERMOTT, Edward H. “Ned”, 89, passed away on August 30, 2017 peacefully in his home in Marmora, NJ.  Ned was born in Philadelphia, PA and lived in Lansdale, PA, Troy, Michigan and Ocean City, NJ. 

Ned graduated from LaSalle College High School in 1946 and was a proud Explorer.  Upon graduation he enlisted in the US Army and served for four years.  Ned attended night school and graduated from LaSalle College. He worked at the Budd Company for over 40 years in various sales and marketing positions, including international sales.  He taught in the business department at Ursinus College in the evening school. Ned retired and kept busy teaching at Atlantic Community College and volunteering at the Coast Guard Auxiliary.

Ned  is survived by his daughter, Deborah McDermott of Wayne, Pa; also surviving is his niece Margaret Mary “Marge” Burns DiGiacomo (Michael), nephew James Burns (AnnMarie);  nieces Mary Brown (Jim), Sarah Smith, Patricia McDermott Gannon (Mike), Denise Beck(Paul), Laureen Scordia (Rob), nephews James McDermott, Paul McDermott(Mary).

He is preceded in death by his loving wife, Delores “Dee” McDermott, parents Henry McDermott, Margaret Mary McNulty McDermott, sister Margaret Mary Burns (James) and brother James McDermott (Pat).

A Mass of Resurrection will be offered Tuesday, September 5, 2017 from the Church of the Resurrection, 200 West Tuckahoe Road, Marmora, NJ where friends may call from 10:00 am – 11:00 am followed by a Mass at 11:00 am.    Burial will follow in Holy Cross Cemetery, Mays Landing, NJ.  The family suggests those who desire to send memorial contributions to Holy Redeemer Hospice, 1801 Route 9 North, Swainton, NJ 08210. For condolences to the family, visit www.godfreyfuneralhome.com.