Edward Christian Masiero
Cottage Hills | Thursday, July 15 2010
Edward Christian Masiero, 80, passed away at 5:23 pm on Thursday, July 15, 2010 at St. Anthony’s Hospital in Alton.
He was born on December 27, 1929 in Wood River, IL, the son of Anton “Tony” & Lettie (Gibbs) Masiero.
He married Nelda Lawrence on February 23, 1950 in Hartford, IL, just celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary this year. She survives.
Ed served his country in the U.S. Army. He worked at Owens Illinois Glass for over 30 years retiring in 1983. He enjoyed watching professional wrestling, but his greatest enjoyment was spending time with his family.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children and their spouses, Janice & Jeff Hartley and Steve & Karen Masiero all of Cottage Hills, Nancy & Ray Ontis of Nutwood, Jim Masiero and John & Shelley Masiero all of Godfrey; nine grandchildren; eleven great grandchildren; three sisters, Helen Null of Bethalto, Rose Gares of Cottage Hills and Judy Zumwalt of Hartford and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, five brothers, John Gerde, Dewey Masiero, Anthony “Tony” Masiero and Bob Masiero, and a sister, Betty Allred.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 pm on Monday, July 19, 2010 at Elias, Kallal and Schaaf Funeral Home in Bethalto. Funeral services will be at 11 am on Tuesday, July 20, 2010 at the funeral home.
Burial will be at Rose Lawn Memory Gardens in Bethalto with military rites given by Alton VFW Post 1308.
Memorials may be made to American Lung Association.
Online condolences and guestbook can be found at www.eliaskallalandschaaf.com.
Elias, Kallal & Schaaf Funeral Home