Edward P. Ashley

Edward P. Ashley, age 73, of East Freetown, formerly of Rochester, died on Friday, April 24, 2020, at the Tobey Hospital in Wareham.

Ed was born in Wareham, the son of the late Karl & Grace (Paradis) Ashley.  He grew up in Freetown, lived in Rochester and settled in East Freetown.  Ed was a farmer, growing cranberries in his cranberry bogs.  He was a U.S. Navy Veteran, proudly serving his country during the Vietnam Era War Period.

Ed was the beloved husband of Sherri (Kauranen) Ashley; loving father of Megan Blevins & her husband Jonathan of Florida, Lisa Malatesta of Rochester, Eddie Ashley of Fall River and Ashley Carey of New Bedford; cherished grandfather of Samantha, Evelyn and Maxwell; dear brother of Alexis Blowers & her husband Brian of East Freetown, Scott Ashley & his wife Kymberly of Rochester and the late Karl Ashley & his surviving wife Wendy of East Freetown.  Ed is also survived by many dear nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Funeral and interment services will be private and held for the family only.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Ed’s memory may be made to the New Bedford Vet Center, 73 Huttleston Avenue, Suite 2, Fairhaven, MA 02719.

For online condolences, please visit our website: www.ashleydrolettefuneralhome.com

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