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Norman Edward “Ed” Calhoun

May 4, 2017
Shepherdstown Chronicle

Norman Edward "Ed" Calhoun, went to his eternal life with Christ on April 21, 2017, after living a beautiful and rich life on earth.

He was born April 13, 1946, in Lewistown, Pennsylvania, to Blair Robert and Clara Valerie "Dot" Calhoun.

Ed is survived by his wife of 26 years, Cindy Calhoun (Zawalish); his two children and four grandsons: son, Bryan Calhoun, daughter-in-law, Heidi, and grandsons, Grant and Adam, in Bethel Park, Pennsylvania, and daughter, Beth Hoffman (Calhoun), son-in-law, Andrew Hoffman, and grandsons, Drew and Michael, in Hagerstown, Maryland. He is also survived by his brother, Andrew Calhoun and his wife, Kathy, in Enola, Pennsylvania.

After serving in the U.S. Navy, Ed graduated from the University of Pittsburg, with a degree in Criminal Justice. He began his career as a Deputy U.S. Marshal in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. He transferred to the Criminal Investigation Division of the Internal Revenue Service, where he retired after 30 years of service. He loved being a Special Agent and firearms instructor.

He had many interests in his wonderful life, including firefighting, train and RV travel, scuba diving, photography, scouting, and elongated penny machines. He continued his dad's work at the Lewistown train station by serving as the project manager for the installation of a fire suppression system.

Ed was also a Mason and Shriner. He was Past Master of Lodge 91 in Shepherdstown. He worked with the Philadelphia Shriner's Hospital as a transporter.

He was involved in the fire service for more than 40 years. He instructed at the Pennsylvania Fire Academy, and had been the fire chief of the Broughton Volunteer Fire Department and a long term member of the Needmore Fire Department.

He will be missed greatly by those whose lives he touched. Let us remember that we need not mourn when great men as these are lost, but rather celebrate that they had lived among us.

Funeral service were held 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 25, at Brown Funeral Homes' South Berkeley Chapel in Inwood. Interment was private.

Memorial donations may be made to the Shriner's Hospital for Children, 3551 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19140-4131.

Online condolences may be offered at www.BrownFuneralHomesWV.com.

 
 
 

 

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