Obituary of Edward Stanton
Edward E. Stanton, 71, of Downsville passed away unexpectedly on Monday, June 4, 2018 at Wilson Memorial Hospital in Johnson City, NY.
Edward was born April 3, 1947 in Walton, NY son of the late Clayton and Genevieve (Barnes) Stanton. He was a Ironmaster weightlifter and played football in high school, college, and semi pro. He was known for being fast on his feet. He was a graduate of Parsons’ College, Fairfield, Iowa and Kingston Culinary Institute.
Edward worked at Hartwick, Edgewood Manor and Walter Rich as a personal Chef. He enjoyed catering small parties and ice carving.
Edward is survived his loving family, siblings, Kenneth Stanton of Downsville; Clayton Jr. (Patricia) Stanton of Walton; Marilyn (Gerald) Townsend of Downsville; Deborah Barnes of Oneonta; David (Rhonda) Stanton of Walton; Randy (Tina) Stanton of Walton, Susan Gregory of Walton; Dawn (James) Armstrong of Downsville; Todd Stanton of Mount Upton; Katrina Stanton (Cody) of Bainbridge; His aunts, Margie (Cliff) Burgin of Bovina; and Martha (Hoyt) Stanton of Walton; as well as several nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews. He was predeceased by his beloved parents, Genevieve B. (Barnes) Stanton, Clayton Stanton, Sr., brothers, Gerald Stanton, Donald Stanton, Sr., and his sister, Regina Stanton.
A gathering to celebrate his life will be held at his home, 339 Knox Avenue, Downsville on Sunday, June 10, 2018 at 2PM. Arrangements are with Courtney Funeral Home, Walton.
Memorial Contributions in Ed’s memory may be made to New Hope Community Church, 45 Stockton Avenue, Walton, New York 13856