April 2, 1930 - February 2, 2010
Edward J. Vickers, 79, of Charleroi (Fallowfield Twp.), passed away Tuesday, February 2, 2010 in Mon Valley Hospital. He was born April 2, 1930 in Weirton, WV where he attended schools and graduated in 1948. In 1949 he joined the Army Air Force serving for five years at home and abroad. In 1954 he attended Steubenville Business College where he earned an accounting degree. While at school, he met and married a fellow student, Shirley Fonow with whom he celebrated 54 years of marriage on November 18, 2009. After receiving his degree, he was hired by Acme Paint Company, a subsidiary of the Sherwin Williams Company. He managed stores in Charleroi and Washington, PA between 1958 and 1975. Ed was Christian by faith having attended the First United Methodist Church of Charleroi, was also active in the Charleroi Elks, Chamber of Commerce, Charleroi Philatelic Society, 21 Investors Club, and the Charleroi Coin Club. Ed loved going to Charleroi High Football games and attended both home and away games for over 20 years. He loved to Polka dance, golf, and work in his beautiful flower gardens, he was also an avid reader. In 1975 he suffered a major illness and was confined to a wheelchair for the remainder of his life. Survivors include, Shirley, his wife and caregiver of 54 years, three sons and two daughters-in-law, Lee and Mary Susan Vickers of Winter Springs, Fl, Stephen and Medina Vickers of Camp Hill and Carl Vickers of Fallowfield Twp., two sisters Theresa Woodward of Richmond, OH and Doloras Campa of Weirton, WV, five grandchildren, Ryan of Colorado Springs, CO., Brenden of Winter Springs, FL, Casey and Eric of Pittsburgh, and Lindsay of Bethel Park, and several nieces and nephews. There will be no public visitation or funeral services. The Ferguson Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 700 Broad Avenue, Belle Vernon, 724-929-5300, www.FergusonFuneralHomeAndCrematory.com is handling arrangements.
Edward J. Vickers, 79, of Charleroi (Fallowfield Twp.), passed away Tuesday, February 2, 2010 in Mon Valley Hospital. He was born April 2, 1930 in Weirton, WV where he attended schools and graduated in 1948. In 1949 he joined the Army Air... View Obituary & Service Information
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