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Edward Whorley Sr.

June 2, 1928 — April 14, 2023


Edward "Corky" Whorley Sr., 94, of Girard, passed away on Friday, April 14, 2023 in the comfort of his home. Edward was born June 2, 1928 in Girard, OH, a son to the late Edward and Thelma (Bowser) Whorley. Edward proudly served his country in the United States Merchant Marines during the Korean Conflict and was honorably discharged in November of 1953.

He worked in construction as a millwright for many years. He has been a long time member of Millwright Pile Driver Local 1090.

Edward was a member of Girard First United Methodist Church and the Girard American Legion.

He enjoyed his spare time going fishing, hunting and wood working.

Edward  leaves to cherish his memory his children, Wendy Whorley of Girard and Edward "Chip" (Sherry) Whorley; along with 5 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.

Along with his parents Edward is preceded in death by his wife, Esther (Shambach) Whorley who passed away December 5, 1992 and sister, Beverly Waldschmidt.

The family would like to thank his care team from Hospice of the Valley for their loving care.

There will be no services and Edward will be laid to rest at Girard City Cemetery next to his wife.

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