Edward James Linehan
Edward James Linehan, 71, of Springfield, died at 10:05 pm, Sunday, November 15, 2015, at St. John’s Hospice. He was born April 11, 1944 in Lynn, Massachusetts to Edward James and Catherine Margaret O’Connor Linehan. He married Jean Tumulty on September 17, 1966 and she survives.
Also surviving are three sons Sean Patrick (Rebecca) Linehan, Brendan Michael (Sandy) Linehan and Dennis Edward Linehan all of Springfield; five grandsons, Ryan, Morgan, Evan, Ian and Aaran Linehan; one granddaughter, Nicole Millwee; one great granddaughter, Fayth Millwee; one niece; two nephews and several cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Catherine Valenty.
Edward was a US Air Force veteran. He retired from the State of Illinois where he worked as a Computer Programmer Analyst.
Visitation: 4-7 pm, Tuesday, November 17, 2015 at Staab Funeral Home.
Funeral Service: 10 am, Wednesday, November 18, 2015 at Staab Funeral Home with Reverend Seth Brown officiating. Burial will follow at Camp Butler National Cemetery, where military honors will be conducted.
Memorial contributions may be made to Forever Home Feline Ranch or to the American Cancer Society.