Edward Sepe, age 79, passed away Monday morning, June 24, 2019 at his home in DeLand, Florida, surrounded by his loving family. He was born May 15, 1940 in Providence, Rhode Island to Luke Antonio and Rose (Dorio) Sepe. He attended Cranston High and then served his country in the U.S. Navy. In 1965 he married Sheila Louise Haas and together they raised two sons, Scott and Mark. He was a successful businessman with an entrepreneurial spirit who started numerous businesses. In 1976 he moved to Florida where he remained a resident for the rest of his life.
Ed was a laid-back guy who enjoyed spending his time with family and friends. With a charismatic warm -hearted personality, he was well liked by anyone who met him and loved by all who knew him. He was very musical, playing ukulele, guitar, and had a great singing voice. He loved food and was a good cook. Ed was a founding member of the South Palm Ave. Coffee Club, a small group of friends with whom he started many days.
Ed is preceded in death by his father Luke Antonio, his mother Rose (Dorio) Sepe, his sisters Angela Sepe and Regina (Sepe) Teeman and his brother-in-law Steven Haas. He is survived by his wife Sheila, his children, Scott and wife Mary and Mark, his sister Maria Sepe, his brothers Luke and wife Verna, Albert and wife Joanne, Richard, and Michael, his grandchildren Ryan, Christopher, and Carson Sepe, brother-in-law William Haas and wife Barbara, sister-in-law Meredith Haas, brother-in-law Kenneth Haas and wife Alice, sister-in-law Georgia (Haas) Rossi and her husband Joseph, brother-in-law Jeffrey Haas and his wife Sandra, and many nieces and nephews.
A gathering will be held at 8:45 AM on August 24th, 2019 at Woodlawn Funeral Home 600 Pontiac Avenue Cranston, RI with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 AM in St. Mary Church, 1525 Cranston Street, Cranston. Graveside burial with Military Honors will follow in St. Ann Cemetery 73 Church Street Cranston, RI, followed by Twin Oaks Restaurant 100 Sabra Street Cranston, RI. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to:
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