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 Edward Maurice Phelan

Edward Maurice Phelan

Fall River, Bristol County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 13 Dec 1998 (aged 91)
Fall River, Bristol County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Somerset, Bristol County, Massachusetts, USA
Plot Section 11 Lot 042
Memorial ID 176330561 · View Source
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Edward M. Phelan, 91, of A Rolling Green Drive, Fall River, died Sunday, Dec. 13, 1998, at Charlton Memorial Hospital. He was the husband of Marie L. (Boyer) Phelan and son of the late Edward and Eleanor (Roe) Phelan.

He was born in Fall River and in his early life lived in the Maplewood Section of that city. He lived in Somerset for 36 years, where he attended St. Patrick Church, and for the last 23 years lived in the North End of Fall River, where he was a communicant of St. Joseph Church.

During World War II, he worked for the Department of Defense assigned to the United States Engineers and was later employed by Newport Finishing Co. for 21 years.

At the time of his retirement in 1972, he was head lab technician.

Mr. Phelan was very active in senior activities. He was past president of the Senior Citizen Senate of Massachusetts; past president of the Rolling Green Senior Citizens, where he served as president for 18 years; a member of the Senior Advisory Council at Charlton memorial Hospital; member of the board of directors of Bristol Elder Services; first vice chairman of the board of directors of the Fall River Council on Aging and was a Silver Hair Legislator at the Massachusetts state house.

Survivors include his widow; three daughters; Claire T. Gagne and Rosemarie Mooney, both of Fall River, and Patricia A. Gibson of Belaire Beach, Fla.; two sons; Dr. Michael W. Phelan of Mountain View, Calif. and Rev. Edward M. Phelan of Florence, Ariz.; four grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

His funeral was on a Wednesday at the Rose E. Sullivan and Waring Home, 866 County St. (Rte. 138) Somerset, followed by a funeral Mass in St. Joseph Church, North Main Street, Fall River.

Burial was in St. Patrick Cemetery, Somerset.

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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Edward Maurice Phelan (27 Apr 1907–13 Dec 1998), Find A Grave Memorial no. 176330561, citing Saint Patricks Cemetery, Somerset, Bristol County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Kenneth Joseph Raposa (contributor 46626426) .