Cadets Mourn Loss of Founding Member Edward Patrisso

Marched from 1934-41; Member of Hall of Honored Veterans

The Cadets family is saddened to advise you of the passing of Legacy Cadet Edward Patrisso '34–'41. Ed was one of our original founding Cadets. In 2010 he was inducted into The Cadets' Military Hall of Fame which recognizes Cadets who served our Country. patrisso


Edward M. Patrisso, 87, died on Tuesday Nov. 29, 2011. He was born and raised in Garfield, NJ and lived in Lodi for 48 years before moving to Wayne, and finally to Denville in 2007.

He had served as a Radioman on the USS Iowa during WWII. Ed retired as an electronic technician for Singer-Kearfott in Little Falls, NJ where he had worked for many years. He was a founder of the Holy Name Cadets Drum and Bugle Corp.

His wife Ruth S. died in 2002. He is survived by his children and their spouses Donna and William Carr of Morris Township, and Edward and Mindy Patrisso of West Caldwell, as well as his four grandchildren Jennifer King, Kimberly Whitehurst, Tyler and Kacey Patrisso, and two great granddaughters Dylan Elizabeth Whitehurst and Samantha Riley King-Zarrett. He is also survived by his two brothers Nicholas Patrisso of Clifton, and Frank Patrisso of Montville, NJ.

Funeral from the Norman Dean Home for Services 16 Righter Ave. Denville, NJ on Sat. Dec. 3, 2011 at 7:30 AM for a 9:00 AM Mass of Christian Burial at Most Holy Name Parish in Garfield, NJ.

Friends may visit with the family on Friday from 2-4 PM and 7-9 PM at the Norman Dean Home for Services.

Please share a memory of Ed by lighting a candle on our web site

Information on Visitation and service arrangments follow:

Home: Denville, NJ

Date of Death: November 29, 2011

Place of Birth: Garfield, NJ

Birthdate: December 22, 1923

Age: 87

Mass: Saturday, December 03, 2011 9:00 AM Most Holy Name R. C. Church, Garfield, NJ

Visitation: Friday, December 02, 2011 2-4 & 7-9 pm at Norman Dean Home for Services, Inc., Denville, NJ

Interment: St. Nicholas Cemetery, Lodi, NJ

For Holy Name shall always be...


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