Edward Earl Seaton

May 08, 1927 ‒ November 29, 2012

Marion, Ohio

Edward Earl Seaton, age 85, of Marion, died Thursday, November 29, 2012 at Heartland of Marion. Edward was born May 8, 1927 to the late Bernard and Coletta (Burns) Seaton in Cleveland, OH. He served his country in the Navy during World War II from 1944 to 1946. He was employed by Signal Delivery as a driver and then administrator of Marion Moose Lodge 889.

He is survived by children: Linda Knight, of Las Vegas, NV, Donald (Jane), of Caledonia, Richard (Bonnie), of San Diego, CA, David, of Columbus, sister, Mary Colarik of Cleveland; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by Geneva E. (Masters) Seaton, Dolores M. (Campton) Seaton, Jeffery and Dick Otto, Rita Horn, and siblings, Terese Huntley and Robert Seaton.

Edward was an active member of the Eagle, Elk and Moose lodges, American Legion, VFW, AMVETS, and the Ohio Council AARP. He became a Moose #889 member in 1957, reaching Pilgrim Level in 1974, serving as past Governor, State President, and then Club Administrator for over 20 years.

Friends may call Sunday, December 2, 2012 from 2 to 5PM at Gunder/Hall & Folk Funeral Directors, with a Moose Pilgrim service held at 2PM. Funeral services will be conducted Monday, December 3, 2012 at 10:30AM at Gunder/Hall & Folk Funeral Directors, with Father Dwayne McNew officiating. Burial with Marion County United Veterans Services will be in Marion Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Moose Heart and Moose Haven in care of Lodge #889. Condolences may be expressed at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com

  • So sorry for your loss. We think of your family often. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.

  • We were so sorry to hear about Ed. He was a super friend to Earle Laird, and a truly wonderful man. We are so sorry for your loss. He will be missed.
    Steve and Carol Laird

  • To the entire Seaton family,
    Our hearts go out to all of you. We wish we could be with you and we send our love.
    Dennis and Helene

  • We send our condolences to all of you. We’ve always been fond of Ed and our thoughts and prayers are with the Seaton family.

    Alan, Florence, Matthew & Erin

  • To Rick Seaton and Family,
    I am truly sorry to hear of the recent loss of your Dad. I extend my sincere sympathy to all of you at what I know is a very sad and mournful time. My thoughts and prayers will be with all of you.
    In Deepest Sympathy
    Chris

  • To Rick and your family,

    We here in the Dallas office wish to convey our sincere condolences on your loss. Our hopes and prayers are with you and your family in this difficult time.

    Dallas SMD

  • I am so sorry for your loss!! I knew Ed when I served as the manager of Vance MHC. He was a great man and always made sure I was laughing. He will be greatly missed.