OSWEGO, NY – Edward L. Piersall, 68, of Oswego passed away on Monday Jan. 10, 2011, at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse.
Born in Scriba, he was a son of the late Bradford and Winifred (Armstrong) Piersall and had attended Oswego schools.
He was employed with Hammermill for more than 35 years.
Ed was an avid race fan and was well known for selling programs at the Oswego Speedway for 45 years.
He enjoyed attending auctions and yard sales.
Surviving are his two daughters, Rebecca (Kevin) Costello of Memphis Tenn. And Vickie Burnswick of Geneva; two sisters, Emma (Thomas) Connolly and Dorothy (Harold) Guilds both of Oswego; one brother, Albert (Alma) Piersall of Scriba; and two grandsons, John and Dakota Burnswick.
He was predeceased by his wife, Patricia Piersall, on March 20, 2008.
Funeral services will be held on Friday at 7 p.m. from the Dowdle Funeral Home.
A private spring burial will be in Peck’s Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home on Friday from 4-7 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Heart Association.