SalemNews.com, Salem, MA

June 26, 2013

Edward J. Byrne Sr., 74


Livermore, Maine — Edward J. Byrne Sr., 74, a resident of Livermore, died unexpectedly, Friday, June 21, at his home. He was born December 1, 1938, in South Boston, Mass., the son of James F. Byrne and Mildred V. (Brennen) Byrne. He was a 1956 graduate of Jamaica Plain High School.

On September 21, 1985, in Peabody, Massachusetts, he married Janet F. LeBresser of Lynn, Mass. She passed away in 2008. Ed worked as an agent for American Airlines from 1957 to 1994, when he retired. He was a communicant of St. Rose of Lima Church in Jay. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and loved living in Maine.

He is survived by his son, Edward J. Byrne Jr. and his wife, Susan of Salem, Mass.; his daughter, Patricia V. Byrne of Beverly, Mass.; grandchildren, Joshua Carpenter, Erick and Edwin Byrne; his brother, Robert Byrne of Edgerton, Mass.; and his sister, Margaret Fitzgerald and her husband, Thomas of North Reading, Mass. He was predeceased by his wives, Judith (Doran) Byrne and Janet Byrne, daughter, Jeanne Hernadez, and brothers, James, John and Thomas Byrne.

ARRANGEMENTS: A funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., Friday, June 28, at Finley Funeral Home, 15 Church St., Livermore Falls. Visiting hours are from 4 to 6 p.m., on Thursday, at the funeral home. Interment will be in Holy Cross Cemetery, 445 Park Street, Livermore Falls.

Condolence may be sent to www.finleyfuneralhome.com.