Edward J. Mailhot, 92, a lifelong resident of Stamford, passed away peacefully in Stamford CT on September 1, 2021. He was born on October 16, 1928, he was the son of the late Erkel and Helen Smith Mailhot.
He married the love of his life, Shirley Henrietta Morris in 1955 and celebrated 63 years of love and marriage before Shirley’s passing in 2019. He was an avid duck pin and 10 pin bowler, as well as a golfer. He was a member of the Glenbrook Athletic Club and worked at the Wee Burn Country Club and enjoyed the game of golf and watching sports.
Ed worked for the US Postal Service for many years as a mail carrier retiring in 1989.
He is survived by daughters Cathleen Mailhot, Susan Tyler and son-in-law, Jay Tyler of Bolivia, NC; sons Edward E. Mailhot and daughter-in-law Andreina Lombardo Mailhot; Michael Mailhot and daughter-in-law Jill Pellini Mailhot and James (Jamie) Mailhot, all of Stamford. In addition, he is survived by his grandchildren, Lauren and Bruce Moore (great-grandchildren Giavanna, William and Joseph), Eddie Mailhot, Jr. and fiancé Jennifer Manto, Dana and Katie Tyler, Cassie, Sean, Matt and JJ Mailhot, his brother in law James Morris of Stamford, a sister-in-law Marion Morris of Stamford and sister-in-law Eileen Mailhot of Napa, CA and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to his wife, Ed was predeceased by his brothers Tommy Mailhot of California, Charlie Mailhot of Stamford and sisters, Virginia Morris of Darien, Helen Verderosa and Jackie Waterbury of Stamford.
Family and friends may call at the Nicholas F. Cognetta Funeral Home & Crematory, 104 Myrtle Avenue, Stamford from 8:30 – 10:30 AM, on Saturday, September 11, 2021 with a service to follow at 10:30 AM. Interment will follow at St. John’s Cemetery, Darien.
Special thanks to The Fairfield County House for all their care and loving support for Ed.
In Lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in his memory to the Fairfield County House, 1 Den Road, Stamford, CT 06902 www.fairfieldcountyhouse.org
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