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Edward F. Lodge, III

Edward F. Lodge, III, age 66, of Wilmington, DE, passed away peacefully on Thursday, January 9, 2020 at Christiana Hospital after complications following a long battle with cancer.

Born in Troy, NY, Ed was the son of the late Rosemond (Curtis) and Edward F. Lodge, Jr.  He worked at JP Morgan Chase and previously enjoyed many years working at the Wilmington Trust Company.  He loved spending time at his beach house in Rehoboth Beach and adored being “Poppop” to Jake.

Ed will be dearly missed by his wife of 20 years, Colleen (Graney) Lodge and her son, Edward Graney; his brother, James “Jim” Curtis Lodge, Sr. (Pegeen) of Wilmington; his sister, Rosamond Niemeyer (Robert) of Leesburg, VA.  Also surviving are Ed’s in-laws, Marie Graney, Michelle Thompson, Martin Graney (Terry) and Joseph Graney (Gale), and many nieces and nephews.

Friends and family are invited to a visitation on Tuesday, January 14th between 6 and 8 PM at Mealey Funeral Home, 2509 Limestone Road, Wilmington.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday morning at 10 AM at St. Elizabeth’s Church, Cedar and Clayton Street, Wilmington.  Burial will follow at All Saints Cemetery, Wilmington.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to the Helen Graham Cancer Center, 4701 Ogletown Stanton Rd, Newark, DE 19713 or St. Elizabeth’s Church, 809 S Broom St, Wilmington, DE 19805. Condolences may be made by visiting MealeyFuneralHomes.com

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Submitted by Mary Jane Taylor on
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Saddened to hear of Ed’s illness & passing. He was a true gentleman & loyal family man. Colleen, May your fond memories & the love you shared be of comfort to you & bring you peace.

Submitted by Pam Curtis-Davey on
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Colleen and Jim, very sorry to hear of Ned’s passing. Sending you healing love. Cousin Pam

Submitted by Pam Curtis-Davey on
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Colleen and Jim, very sorry to hear of Ned’s passing. Sending you healing love. Cousin Pam

Submitted by Jeremy Allen on
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Ed was one of the most genuine and bright people I've ever met. He has left a lasting mark on me and I have no doubt he's done the same for almost anyone that's know him. I will truly miss him. His name will be one I speak of highly always.

Submitted by Paris Clark on
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To the family You have my deepest sympathy. Ed was truly a bright shining star, he had a presence that would light up a room. I feel very blessed to have known him. May god be with you through this difficult time.

Submitted by Toneeshia Ortiz on
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Ed was the highlight of my day at work. This seems like a bad dream that I can not wake up from. My condolences go to the family. It was a pleasure to have met and known Ed. He will forever be remembered.

Submitted by Wayne Burton n ... on
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So sorry to see of eds passing our prayers are with all of you at this sad time take care n we will talk with you soon love MaryAnn n wayne