Edward E. Charland - age: 72
(May 04, 1949 to April 02, 2022
A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held Wednesday April 13, 2022 at 1:00 PM at Most Holy Trinity, 271 Main St, Saco.
Dennett, Craig & Pate Funeral home 365 Main St, Saco are entrusted with his services.
Saco, Edward E. Charland, 72, of Jenkins Rd passed away Saturday April 2, 2022 at his residence after a long courageous battle with lung cancer. He was born May 4, 1949, in Biddeford, Maine, the son of Rene and Dorothy Valade Charland.
Edward graduated from Trumbull High School in Trumbull, CT and later attended Norwalk State Technical College in Norwalk, CT.
Edward moved to Maine where he worked as a machine repairman for a number of companies including R.R. Donnelly (Spencer Press) for 22 years.
He enjoyed tinkering with broken items, shooting off fireworks, and building cannons and rockets. He was a lover of animals. He loved and cared for many dogs in his lifetime.
He is predeceased by his parents, wives Linda, JoLynne and Diane, 3 daughters Dawn Crager, Andrea Ange and Angela Shivers, a granddaughter Ashlee Swazey, a brother Gary Charland, a nephew Mark Schepis, and a cousin John "Diggs" Valade.
He is survived by 4 daughters, Beth Hartford and Mike of Caribou, ME; Alicia Hall and Ben of Saco, ME; Shannon Hebert and Daniel of Winterville, ME; and Crystal Weber and Scott of Ft Myers, FL; a sister, Yvonne Schepis and Robert of Naugatuck, CT; 17 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren, and many special nieces, nephews and cousins.