Edward Wilusz

Obituary of Edward Wilusz

Edward R. Wilusz, 63, a resident of Rugg Rd., Schuylerville, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, March 19, 2017 at his home.

Born January 23, 1954 in Utica, NY he was the son of the late Edward "Smokey" and Katherine DiPierro Wilusz.

Mr. Wilusz was a graduate of Utica Free Academy and then joined the US Army where he served until 1978. He worked for several years at Wilton DDSO before starting his career in Corrections with the US Government. His work brought him to Lompoc, CA, Morgantown, WV, Bradford, PA, and Englewood, CO. He received several prestigious awards within the Federal Government Corrections System.

He was an avid sports fan with a die-hard love for the NY Yankees. He enjoyed cooking his spaghetti sauce on Sundays. He loved all music and attending the Jazz Festival at SPAC. He was a life long softball player traveling with the men's over 50 league. Recently he enjoyed working security with the Green Jackets Football Team. He was a member of Centenary United Methodist Church in Greenwich.

Eddie is now enjoying all things he loved including playing a baseball game with Larry, Michael and Smokey.

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by 2 brothers, Michael and Lawrence Wilusz.

Survivors include his 3 daughters, Cassandra Wilusz (Dave Alexander) of Schuylerville, NY; Caitlin Wilusz of FL, and Mackenzie Wilusz of CO; 1 granddaughter, Maizee of Schuylerville; 2 brothers, Kevin (Marie) Wilusz of Glens Falls and Peter Wilusz of Ballston Spa; 1 sister, Donna Wilusz of Saratoga Springs; 4 nieces, Melissa, Lisa, Amber and Winter; 3 nephews, David, Kevin and Jacob; best friends, Claudia and Paul Hollenbeck and Gracie and Freddy Kemick; as well as his very loyal best friend Vito.

A funeral service will be held at 12 noon Monday, March 27, 2017 at Centenary United Methodist Church, 1 Gray Ave., Greenwich, NY with Rev. Debbie Earthrowl, officiating. Burial will follow at 1:30pm in the Saratoga National Cemetery, Schuylerville.

Friends may call on Monday from 11am-12pm prior to the service at the church.

A reception for family and friends will follow the burial at 2pm Monday at the Quaker Springs Fire House, 107 Blodgett Rd., Schuylerville, NY.

Memorials can be made in his memory to OSAA, PO Box 72, Schuylerville, NY 12871 or the Saratoga Seniors Center, 5 Williams St., Saratoga Springs, NY 12866.

Arrangements are under the direction of Flynn Bros. Inc. Funeral Home, 13 Gates Ave., Schuylerville.