BROWNVILLE, NY — Edward Chamberlain, 84, Brownville, passed away June 8, 2022 in Templeton, CA.
Ed was born July 9, 1937, in Ithaca, NY, son of H. Edward, Sr. and Blanche (Keller) Chamberlain. He graduated from Groton High School and received a BA degree in marketing from Kansas University. Ed served in the United States Army from 1960-1962, being honorably discharged.
On July 2, 1960, he married Patricia J. Seyfried at the First Presbyterian Church in Cortland, NY. The couple came to the area in 1969.
Ed was an accountant for Resco Equipment and Supply Company on Bradley Street in Watertown. In 1982, he opened Seaway Rental Corp. in Watertown, where he worked with is sons, Paul and John, selling them the business in January of 2011.Between 1991-1995, he owned and operated Chamberlain Rental in Syracuse, NY. He was a member and former trustee of the First United Methodist Church, Watertown, New York.
Ed enjoyed following his grandchildren in their sports. He loved sports, traveling, family gatherings and listening to music.
Surviving are four sons, Paul E. (Cristina), Watertown, NY, Thomas S. (Laurie), Mt. Vernon, NH, John M. (Carolyn), Brownville, NY, Lee A. (Alexandra), Templeton, CA, two daughters, Lori A. (John) Agoglia, Alexandria, VA, Susan R. (Michael) Kwak, Lacona, NY, twenty- one grandchildren, three great grandchildren, three sisters, Mary (Keith) Hill, Lindale, TX, Ruth (Richard) Honour, Kenmore, WA, Linda Miller, San Antonio, TX, several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his wife of 49 years, Patricia, his parents, a sister, Joan Denton, and two brothers-in-law, Frank Denton and Tom Miller.
Calling hours will be 3 to 6 p.m. Saturday, June 25, 2022, at the D.L. Calarco Funeral Home, Inc. A funeral service will be held 1 p.m. Sunday, June 26, 2022, at the First United Methodist Church with Rev. Ann Canfield officiating. Burial will be 11 a.m. Monday, June 27, in Willow Glen Cemetery, Dryden, NY.
Contributions may be made to First United Methodist Church, 236 Mullin Street, Watertown, NY 13601.
Online condolences may be made to www.dlcalarco.com