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Edward J. May

July 11, 1942 - October 17, 2017

CAD Designer


Service Date: October 19, 2017

In Lieu of Flowers: Please make donations in his memory Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, New York, N.Y. 10065

Obituaries » Edward J. May

Dateline: Denville

Edward J. May, Age 75, passed away on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at Morristown Medical Center.

He was born and raised in Passaic and lived in Lake Hiawatha for most of his life before moving to Denville in 2015.

Edward was a CAD designer for Firmenich in Newark for many years before retiring.

He was a life member of the NRA and a long time member of the Butler/Pequannock Pistol League. He enjoyed the outdoors and loved to hunt and fish.

Edward was predeceased by his first wife, Eileen (nee-Krzyzanowski) in 1982.

Survivors include his beloved wife, Helen L. (nee-Costa); his sons: Vincent F. May and his wife, Mary, Edward C. May and his wife, Traci, and Brian Palmberg and his wife, Sandy; his daughter, Karen Hyland and her husband, Scott; his nine cherished grandchildren: Christopher, Allyson, Ashley, Kelly, Jacqueline, Kayla, Thomas, Tae, and Taegan; and his eight treasured great-grandchildren.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend his visitation on Thursday, October 19, 2017 from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. at the funeral home. Cremation: Private. In lieu of flowers, please make donations in his memory to the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, New York, N.Y. 10065.