Edward J. Garren
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Edward J. Garren
  • October 6, 1933 - May 8, 2017
  • Binghamton, New York

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Edward J. Garren Jr., 83, of Binghamton, went to meet his Savior on May 8, 2017. He was predeceased by his parents, Edward J. & Nellie Garren Sr.; brother, Al Garren, several nephews; grandson, Davey. He is survived by his loving wife of over 60 years, Margaret; children, Irene Earl, Cathy & Charles Ubell, David & Julie Garren, Tina & Frank Coviello; other daughter, Kathy Miles; grandchildren, Jason, Jeffrey, Jacob; great grandson, Jordyn; several nieces and nephews. Ed proudly served in the US Navy and the US Naval Reserve. He retired from Vail Ballou Press after many years of service. He was the president of the Graphic Artist Local Union 89 B. Ed was an avid outdoorsman who loved the Adirondacks. The family wishes to thank the staff on ST 3 & 5 at Wilson Memorial Hospital for their loving care. A memorial service will be held on Monday, May 15, 2017 at 11:00 am at the Wm. R. Chase & Son Funeral Home, 737 Chenango Street, Port Dickinson, NY 13901. Burial with military honors will follow in Chenango Valley Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, kindly consider donations to The Nature Conservancy, 8 Nature Way, Keene, NY 12943 or the Binghamton VA Clinic, 203 Court Street, Binghamton, NY 13901.