Edwin Russell Lamon Jr.
On Sunday, April 5 2015, Edwin Russell Lamon Jr, 88, departed this earthly life peacefully in his sleep at his home in Kerhonkson NY, to be reunited in the afterlife, with his loving wife, Doris. Ed was born on July 29, 1926 in Philadelphia Pa, the older of two sons, to Anna and Edwin Russell Lamon Sr.
Ed proudly served in Company K 253rd Infantry Regiment, US Army in Germany during WWII. October 1950 he married the love of his life, Doris Catherine Betz. Ed & Doris was an inseparable couple that went on to dedicate their lives to the service of their community.
Ed was an active member for 39 years in the Kerhonkson-Accord First Aid Squad and becoming a Life Member after responding to over 1,500 calls. He was also heavily involved as President & Chairman of the Lions Club Sight & Hearing Program and is a Life Member of VFW Post #8959. He was a Trustee for the Ellenville Community Hospital and recipient of a 2003 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Kerhonkson Accord Chamber of Commerce. Ed had a passion for sharing his beautiful tenor vocals as a longtime member of the Mendelssohn Club of Kingston and loved singing in the choir at Kerhonkson Federated Church.
Ed ended his career as a licensed Real Estate Broker and Owner of Kopp of Kerhonkson after working various positions at VAW Aluminum Extrusions, DeLaval & Morey Machinery.
Ed is survived by his sons, Bruce Lamon of Florida, Wayne Lamon (partner Jennifer Williams) of South Carolina, Edwin Lamon III (partner Lisa Kellogg) of Rosendale, daughter Denise Razzazan (partner Bob Brown) of West Hurley and Shirley Lamon (partner Tom Ryan) of Kerhonkson as well as his beloved grandchildren, Jennifer Altomare (husband Brian), Edwin Lamon IV, Hamid Razzazan, Heather Lamon and Daria Razzazan.
Ed is predeceased by his wife Doris Catherine Lamon, May 6 2014, his granddaughter Mariam (Mimi)Razzazan, February 16 2015 and his brother Charles Clayton Lamon.
Visiting hours will be Friday, April 10 from 5 to 7 pm with a celebration of his life beginning at 7pm at HB Humiston Funeral Home, Kerhonkson.
Interment will be Saturday, April 11 at 11:00 am at Ulster County Veteran Cemetery, New Paltz.
In Lieu of flowers, as an expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be made in Ed's name to Kerhonkson Accord First Aid Squad, PO Box 67, Kerhonkson, NY, 12446.