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Edwin Matthew Erskine, Sr
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Birth: May 7, 1918
Essex County
New Jersey, USA
Death: Jan. 2, 2011
Richmond Hill
Bryan County
Georgia, USA

Edwin Matthew Erskine Sr. of Richmond Hill, Ga., died Sunday, Jan. 2, 2011, in Hospice Savannah. Born in Newark, N.J., Edwin lived in Springfield, N.J., most of his life. He has lived in Richmond Hill for the last three years. Edwin was a U.S. Coast Guard veteran, having served in World War II. He retired as fire chief after 32 years of service with the Springfield Fire Department. Edwin worked with wood in his spare time, building cabinets and he loved raising canaries and fish. He was preceded in death by his wife, Caroline Erskine, and a son, Robert Bruce Erskine. Surviving are two sons, Edwin Matthew Erskine Jr. (Faye) of Richmond Hill, Ga., and Ernest W. Erskine (Carole) of Holmdel, N.J.; five grandchildren, Leslie Riley, Michael Erskine, Andrea Erskine, Karl Erskine, and James Erskine; one great-grandchild, Edward Riley, and a sister, Flora Schmidt.
Published in Star-Ledger on January 4, 2011
Created by: John Smolarek
Record added: May 23, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 111003809


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