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Edward M. Noxon

May 19, 1923 ~ January 2, 2014 (age 90)
Schroon Lake; Edward M. Noxon, 90, passed away suddenly on January 2, 2014.
Ed was born May 19, 1923 in the Town of Schroon to the late Winfred and Nellie (Whipple) Noxon, and he was a lifelong resident of Schroon Lake,
Ed was a graduate of Schroon Lake Central School, Class of 1942. After graduation he and his brother, Bud, enlisted in the Marine Corp in August of 1942. Ed served until his Honorable Discharge in October 1945, with the rank of Staff Sergeant. He served in the Pacific Theatre during World War II, and he participated in the capture of Peleliu among other operations.
Ed was a charter member of the American Legion Post 982, VFW Post 362, the Town of Schroon Lions Club and the Schroon North Hudson Snowmobile Club. He was also a member of the Schroon Lake Fire Department, Fish and Game Club, Schroon Lake Golf Course, the Community Church and the Schroon Lake Senior Citizens Inc. which awarded him a lifetime membership this past December. Ed was an excellent golfer and played regularly until his death. He is known for making 5 holes-in-one. He was a star baseball player (catcher) for SLCS and played basketball for 4 years for SLCS along with some semi-pro basketball in Glens Falls under a fictitious name (since he was still in high school!!!).
After his discharge from the Marine Corp, Ed returned home to Schroon Lake and began a 30 year career with the Schroon Lake Post Office. After retiring from the Post Office, he was a real estate agent with Friedman Realty and an assessor for the Town of Schroon. Prior to joining the Marines, Ed had worked for Milton Jenks delivering gas, and at the IGA store for Cyrus Mousaw.
He married Norma (Rutan) Noxon in 1946. Ed is predeceased by his wife Norma and his sister Roberta and his brother Bud.
Ed is survived by his sister, Lillian Richardson; his daughter Kristine (Bill) Tribou; his son Daniel ( Patricia) Noxon; his grandson Edward (Stacie) Noxon and his beloved great grandson, Trevor; his grandson Richard Noxon and friend Angela Huizenga; his nieces Joan (Tom) Lawless and Lynda Noxon House; his nephews Patrick (Judy) McMullen, Richard (Carla) McMullen and Billy Noxon. He is also survived by eight great nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be conducted Saturday morning January 11, 2014 at 11:00 AM at the Edward L. Kelly Funeral home 1019 US Rt. 9 Schroon Lake. Interment will follow in the Schroon Lake Community Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home Friday Jan 10 from 5:00 until 8:00 PM.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials take the form of donations to the Schroon Lake Fire Department/ or Schroon Lake Emergency Squad at PO Box 456, Schroon Lake, NY 12870

Visitation

JAN 10. 05:00 PM - 08:00 PM

Edward L Kelly Funeral Home

1019 US Rte 9

Schroon Lake, NY, US, 12870

http://www.edwardlkellyfuneralhome.com

Service

JAN 11. 11:00 AM

Edward L Kelly Funeral Home

1019 US Rte 9

Schroon Lake, NY, US, 12870

http://www.edwardlkellyfuneralhome.com

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