Edward W. Price Jr., 78, husband to Susan E. Price of Colonie, passed away November 13, 2023 at his home.
Born November 1, 1945 in Troy, New York, he was the son of the late Edward W. and Theresa Nikischer Price.
Ed served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War. He later worked as a Manufacturer’s Sales Representative for several firms including Old Main Trotters, Penobscot Shoe Co., Wolverine Worldwide, Tru-Stich Footwear, and Minnetonka Moccasin. He also served as the President of the Empire State Footwear Association for several years.
He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Susan of Colonie, his son, Edward III and granddaughter, Sofia of Colonie; his son Brian and his wife Jennifer of Niskayuna. He is predeceased by his brother Robert and sister Mary Theresa.
Friends and family may call on Friday, November 17, 2023 at New Comer Cremations & Funerals, 343 New Karner Road, Colonie from 4-6PM. A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Saturday, November 18, 2023 at St. Pius X Church, 23 Crumitie Rd, Loudonville at 9AM. Interment will follow at Memory Gardens, 983 Watervliet Shaker Road, Colonie.
The family would like to extend their special thanks to Ed’s cousins George and Betty and his caretakers Holly and Jessica for their dedicated and generous care during his prolonged illness.
In lieu of flowers and Mass cards, please make donations to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital or your regional food bank.
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