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Edward Lee Fingers

January 21, 1936 ~ May 29, 2017 (age 81)
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Edward Lee “Ed” Fingers, age 81 of Toronto, OH passed away Monday, May 29, 2017 at the Life Line Hospital, Wintersville, OH.

He was born January 21, 1936 in Steubenville, OH the son of the late George and Mamie (Stillwell) Fingers.

Ed was a member of the St. Francis Roman Catholic Church of Toronto, OH; Toronto Knights of Columbus Council No. 2187 and the Toronto American Legion Post #86.

He was a 1954 graduate of Toronto High School and served his country in the U.S. Army.

Ed had worked for the former Federal Paperboard Co. of Steubenville, OH; retired from the Ohio Edison Co. (First Energy) Toronto Power Plant after which he served several years as a bus driver for the Toronto School District.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, George Fingers and sisters, Jean Rice, Shirley Izor and Donna Elliott.

Ed is survived by his wife, Virginia C. (Romey) Fingers whom he married July 4, 1959; son, Edward L. (Dayna) Fingers of Irwin, PA daughters, Dana (Jim) Kinsey of Richmond, OH and Tiffany (Bryan) Broce of Westerville, OH; grandchildren, Lauren Fingers, Allee  Vandeborne, Nathan and Skylar Broce and Riley Kinsey; great grandchildren, Dylan Fingers and Keeton Vandeborne.

Services for Ed will be private at the convenience of his family at the Clarke Funeral Home, 302 Main St., Toronto with Reverend Father Thomas Vennitti officiating. Interment will follow at the Toronto Union Cemetery where there will be full Military Graveside Honors by the Toronto American Legion Honor Guard.

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