Edwin Masten Obituary (1943 – 2021) – Turtle Creek, Pennsylvania

Of Forest Hills, 78, died Sunday, July 18, 2021 at the Charles Morris Center in Squirrel Hill.

Ed was the beloved husband of the late Mary Anne (Singleton) Masten for 27 years.

Dedicated and loving father of John “Ned” (wife Kristin) Masten of MD and Paul (wife, Sally) Masten of NC.

Proud and happy grandfather of Fletcher and Stuart Masten.

Dear brother of the late Paul Bradley (surviving spouse, Kay) Masten and the late Sandra “Sandi” (surviving spouse, Rege) Cloonan.

Beloved uncle of Masten’s many nieces and nephews.

Ed was a graduate of Edgewood High School in 1961 and the University of Pittsburgh. He then obtained his doctorate from American University in Washington, DC Ed became employed by Southern Railway in Washington, where he met his future wife, Mary Anne. He later went to work for Union Camp Corp. in Virginia, which was acquired by International Paper and caused Ed to move to Memphis with the new company. After retiring to Memphis, Ed returned to Pittsburgh to be closer to his family.

In his spare time Ed was active no matter where he lived. He enjoyed sailing the waters of Tennessee and was passionate about volunteering, primarily in the churches he attended where he was still an active member. Ed was particularly known for helping and counseling children at risk. He was also an avid reader and enjoyed swimming and being active outdoors.

Friends are welcome on Friday August 13 from 4 pm to 8 pm at Patrick T. Lanigan Funeral Home and Crematory Inc; Turtle Creek / Monroeville Chapel, 1111 Monroeville Ave. at James St., Turtle Creek 412-823-9350.

Ed’s funeral service will be held at Edgewood Presbyterian Church on Saturday August 14 at 10 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 2835 East Carson St., Suite 200, Pgh. PA 15203 or www.alz.org.

Ed will rest privately with his late wife, Mary Anne, at the Fairfax Memorial Cemetery in Fairfax, Virginia.

Posted by Patrick T. Lanigan Funeral Home – Turtle Creek August 6-7, 2021.


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