Edwin M. Baron, 95

FULTON, NY – Edwin M. Baron, 95, of Fulton, passed away peacefully on Wednesday April 12, 2017, at Oswego Hospital.

Edwin M. Baron
Edwin M. Baron

A devoted husband, father, and grandfather, he was a generous, compassionate man.

Edwin was born in Fulton, NY, on April 4, 1922, to the late William and Mary Denkos Baron.

He was a 1940 graduate of Fulton High School. Edwin served during World War II with the 101st Airborne Division US Army as an infantryman and messenger, fighting in Normandy, Bastogne, Holland, and Alsace-Lorraine, earning a bronze star.

He returned home to work at Nestle Company for 45 years.

Edwin married Carmen Heppell on May 22, 1954, in Immaculate Conception Church.

Their love lasted through sickness and health for 62 years.

His most treasured times were spent with his wife and family and his granddaughter, Jillian, brought him great joy.

Edwin was a bowler, a loyal Yankee fan, and he followed SU football and basketball.

He enjoyed trips to the casino, woodworking, gardening, plastic canvas needlework and making Christmas stars.

Edwin was predeceased by his sisters, Nell Hogan and Josephine Wojtowitz; brothers, Walter and Donald Baron; and son-in-law, Pasquale Caramanna.

Surviving are his wife, Carmen; their son, Edward Baron; daughter, Lorraine Caramanna; granddaughter, Jillian Rose Caramanna; and many nieces and nephews.

Calling hours will be held from 4 – 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 18, at Foster Funeral Home, 910 Fay St., Fulton.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 19, at Holy Trinity Church, corner of Rochester and South Third streets, Fulton, with burial in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Fulton, to follow.

Contributions in Edwin’s memory may be made to The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research, Grand Central Station, P.O. Box 4777, New York, NY 10163-4777 or Holy Trinity Church, 309 Buffalo St., Fulton, NY 13069.

Foster Funeral Home, Inc.



  1. Carm I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Ed was a a very special gentle soul. My sincere condolences. God Bless you and your family.
    Rest in peace Ed….

  2. Eddie was always a joy to be around. He had a beautiful smile and a wonderful sense of humor.

  3. Doreen Shortt, Greg and Eric Heppell
    April 18th, 2017 at 7:05 pm

    Aunt Carmen and Cousin Eddy we are so sorry to hear of Uncle Eddie passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you both.

  4. I was very sorry to hear about the loss of your Father, Lorraine. I hope you have many wonderful memories to look back on. Prayers for your family during this difficult time.

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