The Mass of Christian Burial will in the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Clark Fork, Idaho at 11 a.m., Thursday, June 19. Father Bob Lilly of Heron will be officiating. A potluck reception will follow in the Clark Fork Senior Center.
Edward was born Feb. 8, 1924 to Eustichio and Roccadella Solce at their home, in Brooklyn, N.Y. He married Mathilde “Tillie” Obermeyer Nov. 13, 1948 in New York, N.Y. They had lived in Arvada, Colo.; Millard, Neb.; Westchester, Ohio; and Albuquerque, N.M. prior to moving to Heron in 1989. Ed and Tillie moved to Clark Fork, Idaho in 2003.
Ed worked as a salesman in the home improvement field. He was active in Noxon, serving as president for the Senior Citizens and was chairman of the Sanders County Democratic Party. In Clark Fork, Idaho he was active in the affairs of the Senior Center. He was a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Clark Fork, Idaho, also serving as a Deacon.
Ed enjoyed his family, his community, and fishing and was known as an artist. He was an avid fan of the “Big Band” sound. His wife of 65 years, Tillie, passed away May 30 this year.
He is survived by three children Joseph Solce, Ed J. Solce, Jr, (Sonna), and Maria Myers all of Heron; sister, Dora Baio of Rocky Point, N.Y.; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers.
Family and friends are invited to sign Ed’s online guestbook at coffeltfuneral.com.
Funeral arrangements are under the care of Coffelt Funeral Service.