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Edward F. Travis, Jr., 71 of Parkside, PA, died Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at Broomall Manor in Broomall, PA.
He was the loving husband of Mary T. Chandler Travis, who compassionately cared and looked after him until his passing.
Born April 26, 1947 in Darby, PA, he was the son of the late Edward F. Travis, Sr. and the late Ellen Stitt Travis.
He graduated from Monsignor Bonner High School in 1965, then served in the U.S. Marine Corps during Vietnam 1966-67. Ed completed the Electrical Union Apprenticeship for IBEW Local Union 654 and was employed by the union for 35+ yrs.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children: Stacey Travis-Treacy (Michael) of West Chester, Edward M. Travis of Painsville, OH, and Jeffrey M. Travis of West Chester; Grandchildren: Karli, Travis, Cecelia and Teagan; many nieces and nephews.
Predeceased by his beloved sisters, Ellen “Pat” Martin and Rosemary Horiel
Relatives and friends are invited to his Visitation from 7-9pm on Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at DellaVecchia, Reilly, Smith & Boyd Funeral Home, Inc. 410 N. Church St. West Chester, PA 19380, 610-696-1181, www.DellaFH.com and from 10-11am on Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at Our Lady of Charity, 231 Upland Rd. Brookhaven, PA 19015; followed by his Funeral Mass at 11am.
Interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to The Penn FTD Center online at https://ftd.med.upenn.edu or via check; made out to"Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania" with memo “Penn FTD Center” mailed to Attention: Katie Pizziketti, The Penn FTD Center, 3 West Gates, 3400 Spruce St. Philadelphia, PA 19104
"Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania" with memo “Penn FTD Center” mailed to
3 West Gates, 3400 Spruce St., Philadelphia PA 19104