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Edward J. Sirum

March 7, 2017

Montague- Edward J. Sirum, 72, of Federal Street died Tuesday 3/7/17 at the Baystate Medical Center in Springfield.  He was born in Montague on June 22, 1944, the son of Adam and Mary (Semaski) Sirum.   Ed attended local schools in Montague and was a graduate of Turners Falls High School Class of 1962.  He continued his education at Quincy Junior College obtaining his Associates degree in Business in 1985.

Ed was a Chief Warrant Officer, Second Class in the Massachusetts  Army National Guard for thirty nine years.

He was general manager of Sirum Equipment Company in Montague for over 50 years.

Ed enjoyed cooking, vegetable gardening, and various club activities.

Besides his beloved wife of fifty years, Diane (Bohemier) Sirum, Ed leaves two sons, Dwayne Sirum and his wife Barbara of Bishopville, SC and Stephen Sirum of Turners Falls and; two grandchildren, Paige Blackburn and her husband Steven of Hudson, NH and Brett Sirum of Turners Falls;  four brothers, Anthony and his wife Amelia of Montague, Henry Sirum of Juno Isles, FL, Alexander and his wife Ramona of Okeechobee, FL, and Francis and his partner Linda Gorey of Greenfield; several nieces and nephews.

Besides his parents, Ed was predeceased by a brother Leon Sirum in 1992.

Funeral services will be held Monday 3/13 at 11am at the Kostanski Funeral Home, 1 Kostanski Square, Turners Falls with the Rev. Stanley Aksamit officiating. Burial will follow at South Cemetery in Montague.

Calling hours will be held Monday morning from 9am until the time of the service at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Association, 26 Broadway, 14th Floor, New York, NY 10004.

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 Service Information

March 13, 2017

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Kostanski Funeral Home - Turners Falls

Funeral Service
March 13, 2017

11:00 AM
Kostanski Funeral Home - Turners Falls

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