EDWARD SEELEY

 

Edward Seeley, 47, passed away unexpectedly February 11, 2013 at a Florida hospital.  He was born March 7, 1965 to Grant and Barbara (Allen) Seeley in Calais, Maine. Ed was known for his sense of humor and always finding ways to make those around him laugh. He graduated from Calais High School in 1983 and served in the U.S. Air Force from 1985-1989. For the next 23 years Ed worked at Washington County Community College. In the summer months he worked for the Town of Robbinston maintaining the cemeteries and grounds at Robbinston Grade School and the Robbinston Fire Station. Ed spent several winters for Mingo’s Evergreen. Some also know Ed as coach, for the many years he spent coaching youth basketball and softball. Most importantly, he dedicated his life to raising his two children. He enjoyed sharing their accomplishments with anyone who had a willing ear. Edward spent his final days on vacation with his wife Diane in Orlando, Florida enjoying the local attractions and visiting family. 

Edward is survived by his beloved wife Diane of Perry; children Stephanie Seeley and companion Taylor Bishop of Newburgh; Andrew Seeley of Robbinston; father Grant Seeley and wife Anna of Robbinston; father-in-law Clinton Hayward of Waterville;  mother-in-law Jean Hayward of Calais; sisters Cheryl Mahar and husband Jerry of Robbinston;  Laurel Perkins and husband Dean of Baring;  Elizabeth Merrill and husband Robert of Robbinston; Christine Seeley and companion Denise Hopkins of Fort Myers, Florida; brother-in-laws Tom Hayward and wife Nokomis of Calais; Clinton Hayward and wife Shelley of Sidney; several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, and one great-nephew. Ed will be especially missed by his canine companion, his little buddy Finnigan. Edward was predeceased by mother, Barbara (Allen) Seeley. A celebration of his life will take place on March 2, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. at Washington County Community College. Ed will be truly missed by all who knew him.