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“My heartfelt condolences to Alan and the entire Radovich family on the passing of your father. It was a pleasure to know and work with Ed over the...Read More »
1 of 12 | Posted by: Scott White - Norwell, MA

“To the Radovich Family, Ed was a client and friend of mine for over 30 years. I admired Ed for his many attributes, not the least was his love of...Read More »
2 of 12 | Posted by: Betty Pircio - Easton, MA

“Brian, my great friend...Cheryl and I are so very sorry for your loss.Your family is in our thoughts and prayers.What a man of great character who...Read More »
3 of 12 | Posted by: JOHN PERULLO - Rochester, NH

“Our deepest condolences to each of you, your families & your Mom. I have many fond memories of your Dad over the years I have known your family. His...Read More »
4 of 12 | Posted by: Mary-Ellen Warner - Woodbury, CT

“Ed was a highlight of my career. He spoke so highly of his children and loved to talk about them. He truly left an impression on me and I will...Read More »
5 of 12 | Posted by: Darci Hibard - Los Angeles, CA

“Very Sorry for your loss my deepest condolences ”
6 of 12 | Posted by: David French - Guilford, CT

“I met the gent in January 1982. in hiss palace on Garden St. Milton, MA. He did everything right in home, work, church and life. NOW AND I MEAN NOW,...Read More »

“brian so sorry for your loss my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family roberta piana ”
8 of 12 | Posted by: roberta piana - canton, MA

“I never had the honor of meeting Mr. Radovich personally but "knew" him through his son Brian. I felt close to him as a fellow USAF vet and admired...Read More »
9 of 12 | Posted by: Gretchen Adams - Lubbock, TX

“Brian: Very sorry for the loss of your father. Losing a parent is tough at any age. Keep em rolling, bro'. ”
10 of 12 | Posted by: Rich Prone - Duxbury, MA

“Brian very sorry for your loss our prayers and thoughts are with you and your family God bless ”
11 of 12 | Posted by: Stephen Young - Framingham, MA

“Dear Brian, and Family,I am so sorry for your tremendous loss of your father. What a beautiful tribute of him and sounds like an amazing father,...Read More »
12 of 12 | Posted by: Gary Cipalone, Carpenters, Local 330, RI - RI

A Tribute to our Dad:

E.G. Radovich, Ed, Dad, Papa Ed, Big Ed, and Mr. R, was the rock of our family. He sacrificed so much of himself to give us a happy life. Dad was always there for us and many others, as well.

A hardworking man with a meticulous work ethic, he encompassed the American Dream and was an anomaly who built his own successful business at age 60.
Born in Arlington on September 3, 1928 to the late George P. and Andjulina (Fazo) Radovich, he was raised in Somerville and attended Ringe Tech High School. He immediately entered the Army Air Force after graduation. Dad loved being an Airman and was proud to have served his country.

Upon returning to the United States, Dad attended Boston University and acquired a Bachelor's degree in Business Management, but even more paramount, he met the love of his life, Susan Grace Kinsella who became his beloved wife of sixty-four years. Ed and Sue married in 1957 and within the following six years had four children. Aside from being a wonderful husband and father, Dad took care of many and did so with joy in his heart. He was constantly volunteering, coached Little League, donated supplies to our schools, and gave his time to causes of importance to him and his family.

One of his most heartfelt priorities was being able to comfort disabled military veterans with holiday parties. With the help of his family and friends, Dad provided food, entertainment and gifts to this overlooked group of veterans.

Big Ed wore many hats throughout his life— he was an American Legionnaire, a co-operative for Don Bosco Tech, active in the Knights of Columbus, an avid member of the Braintree Men's Club, and of course, a loyal and devoted Red Sox fan. He was recognized for his service by the Archdiocese of Boston when he received the Cheverus Award. Our Dad was the epitome of class and a quintessential gentleman. He modeled chivalry, compassion and grace to all who knew him. He was a brilliant man who came from humble beginnings, yet remained humble throughout his life. Even as his stature in the community grew, he was never too busy to help someone in need, or too proud to acknowledge a kind gesture sent his way.

Dad is survived by his beloved wife, Susan G. (Kinsella) Radovich; his children, E. Brian Radovich of Norwood, Susanne M. Liebich (Karl) of Concord, Caroline T. Wargo of Phoenix, Arizona, and Alan G. Radovich (Belinda) of Abington; his grandchildren, Anna and Sam Liebich, Carly and Adrien Radovich, and Georgia and Edward Wargo.

He was also a brother of the late Anthony, Mary, Evelyn, and William Radovich.

Family and friends will honor and remember Ed's life by gathering for calling hours in the Joyce Funeral Home, 245 Main Street (Rte. 20) Waltham, on Sunday, September 19th from 3 to 5 p.m. followed by his funeral service at 5 p.m. Burial will take place privately.

Those wishing to view Ed's funeral service may do so by clicking on this link on Sunday evening at 5 p.m.:

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Disabled American Veterans or to the Gary Sinise Foundation.