Edward A. McFarland Jr. of Kerhonkson passed away unexpectedly on Monday, May 13, 2019 at Ellenville Hospital. He was 59 years old. Edward was born on January 17, 1960 in Ellenville, NY; he was the son of the late Dawn (Doolittle) and Edward A. McFarland Sr.
Edward was a longtime resident of the area and had attended the Rondout Valley High School. He was extremely handy and known as a jack of all trades. Edward was also an entrepreneur having owned several businesses throughout his life. More recently Edward worked for Ellenville Taxi as a cab driver until he was no longer able.
Edward was also a member of the Pioneer Engine Company.
Surviving are his fiancé, Tanya Jones; his children, Edward A. McFarland III, Melaney Huften and her husband Andrew, Stephanie McFarland, Sean McFarland and Nicole McFarland and her fiancé Joseph Mazzarelli; his sisters, Tammy Rhea, Candy Rose (Patrick Heath), Cindy Arnott (Floyd Elston) and John McFarland (Candy); his grandson Gabriel Mazzarelli as well as several nieces and nephews.
Edward was predeceased by his former wife and mother of his children, Jeanette McFarland and his brother, Lee Michael McFarland.
A graveside service will be held at 2:00PM on Thursday, May 23rd at Fantinekill Cemetery. A reception will follow at Lippman Park, Wawarsing.