Sworsky, Edmond A. age 94, passed away peacefully on Sept. 16, 2014. Born Aug. 5, 1920, in NE Mpls. and longtime resident of Fridley MN. Proud member of the CCCs and elite Army Rangers 2nd Battalion that stormed Omaha Beach on D-Day. He also fought bravely and was wounded in the Battle of the Bulge. Purple Heart and Bronze Star recipient. Married his English sweetheart, Selina "Lee" Eccles, on August 16, 1945. After the war, Ed went to work for Minnegasco, retiring in 1982 after a distinguished career. He will be deeply missed by his wife Lee, sons Edmond "Tony" (Helen) of Rogers MN, Francis "Terry" (Leslie) of St. Francis MN, and Timothy (Meg) of Duluth MN; grandchildren Dawn, Stephanie, Steven, Brian, and Tyler; and great grandchildren Brandon, Carl, Ashley, Desmon, Braylon, and Anika. The family would like to thank the staff at River Oaks Assisted Living in Anoka MN for the wonderful care he received there the past three years and Allina Hospice Care for comforting him on the final part of his journey these last few months. Funeral service Thurs., Sept. 25, at 11 a.m. at The Church of St. William, 6120 5th St NE, Fridley with visitation 1 hour prior. Reception will follow. Family will have a private interment at Fort Snelling at a later date. - Miller Funeral Home - 6210 Hwy 65 NE, Fridley 763-571-1300 millerfuneralfridley.com

Published on September 21, 2014

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