Edward Hart

Obituary of Edward Hart


ST. JOHNSVILLE – Mr. Edward Hart, 80, of the Town of Oppenheim, passed away on Friday, February 16, 2018, at Faxton-St. Luke’s Healthcare, Town of New Hartford, NY.

He was born on October 18, 1937, in St. Johnsville, NY, a son of the late Olin J., Sr. and Sarah L. (Kretser) Hart. He was a graduate of Oppenheim-Ephratah School. He was married to Deanne R. Showerman on September 21, 1957 at Ephratah Reformed Church. Ed was last employed with Unisys in Albany, NY as a customer engineer. He also ran the family farm, Pophart Dairy Farm on Mill Road. His family was everything to him and his faith as well, actively supporting the Grace Christian Church of St. Johnsville.

He is survived by his beloved wife of over 60 years, Deanne; his children, Nancy Wilder (Donald), of Canajoharie, Edward B. Hart (Susan), of St. Johnsville, Deanna Young (Billie), of Gloversville, Mary Smith (Kevin), of St. Johnsville, Bryan Hart (Tammy), of Dolgeville, and Kevin Hart (Delsie), of St. Johnsville; His sister, Dorothy Mosher (Jacque, Sr.), of St. Johnsville; his brothers, Richard Hart (Esther) and Arnold Hart (Jeanne), all of St. Johnsville; and additional In-Laws, Elizabeth Seeley and Stephen Genis. He also leaves 24 very special grandchildren; 8 cherished great-grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was predeceased by his sisters, Pauline Filipczuk and Erma Genis; and his brothers, David, Raymond and Olin J. “Bud” Hart, Jr.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, February 24, 2018, at 11:00 AM at The Grace Christian Church at 20 Center Street in St.Johnsville, NY with Rev. Martin Glynn, Pastor, officiating. Spring interment will be at West St. Johnsville Cemetery. There are no public calling hours. Those wishing to remember Ed in a special way are asked to consider a donation in his memory to either the Grace Church or to the St. Elizabeth Medical Center, Utica, NY.

Arrangements have been planned with The Enea Family Funeral Home, 9 Center Street in St. Johnsville, NY. Funeral Directors Harry & Kevin Enea and Martin L. Ciaccia. (518) 568-2300. On online memorial page has been established at www.eneafamily.com on the Internet.