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Edward C. Erdmann

December 17, 1924 - June 1, 2021

U.S. Veteran
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Edward Charles Erdmann, 96, of Pleasant Mount, died on Tuesday, June 1, 2021 at his home. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Doris Scholland Erdmann on August 27, 1999 and second wife Jane Mandel Erdmann on September 17, 2019.

Born on December 17, 1924 in Hackensack, NJ, he was the son of the late Charles Edward and Katherine Elizabeth (Bacik) Erdmann. Immediately following high school, Ed enlisted in the US Navy serving during World War II on the USS Guest in the Pacific. He proudly served from 1942 until his honorable discharge in 1946. He later founded Erdmann Construction in Marlboro, NJ before moving to Pleasant Mount in 1976. He continued working in construction and also enjoyed working around his farm in his free time.

Edward was a member of the Pleasant Mount United Methodist Church and a former member of the Gordons Corner Fire Department in New Jersey. He was also a member of the American Legion.

Surviving is his son Mark Erdmann and wife Terri of Browndale; daughters Kathy Elizabeth Erdmann of Carbondale, Debra Curley and husband Rulief of Pleasant Mount and Leeanna Erdmann of East Hampton, NY; step-daughters Barbara Gallagher and Carol Hazen; daughter-in-law Sarah Bartgis; 11 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren; several step-grandchildren and great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his sister Katerine Kettig; his son, Scott Allen Erdmann; his grandson Mark Erdmann Jr.; step-son Charles Bartgis.

A Memorial service will be held at Pleasant Mount United Methodist Church on Saturday, June 5th at 11 am. Arrangements by Hessling Funeral Home, Inc., 428 Main St. Honesdale.

Memorial contributions can be made to any of the following organizations in his memory, Pleasant Mount American Legion #964, Pleasant Mount Fire Dept., Pleasant Mount Ambulance or the Pleasant Mount United Methodist Church.