SOUTH PORTLAND – Edward Augustus Bozsik, 75, of South Portland, Maine, died peacefully with his family on February 23, 2022 at Gosnell Memorial Hospice House in Scarborough after a period of health complications. He was born on May 12, 1946, to Edward Francis and Julia Mary (Pierce) Bozsik in Bridgeport, Connecticut. Edward lost his mother, Julia, at the age of 21. Later, he welcomed Aino (Tamm) Bozsik as his stepmother. Ed grew up in Milford, Connecticut, graduated from Jonathan Law High School in Milford and attended the University of Bridgeport. He worked at Milford Crane for years and then held several jobs throughout his life including purchasing, welder, truck driver, kitchen fitter and appliance salesman. He married Jo-Ann Searles on April 15, 1978, bringing a daughter Theresa into his life and then two sons, John and Bryan. Edward was passionate about stamp collecting and collecting postcards, especially from the countries of his ancestors in Central and Eastern Europe. He also enjoyed playing trivia games and enjoyed meeting new people and was a strong supporter of public television. Ed really enjoyed being a New York Yankees fan stuck in the middle of the Boston Red Sox nation. He was predeceased by his parents, Edward Francis and Julia Mary, his stepmother Aino, his sisters, Annette and Leslie, and his brother Thomas. Edward is survived by his children, John, Bryan and his wife Inga , and Theresa Evangelist, and her half-brother Neilson Brown and wife Claudette. Edward had five beloved grandchildren, Marcus, Nicolas, Victor, Lucas and Andras, his nieces and nephews Julie, Annette, Thomas, Marie, Meredith, Eddie, Rob, Cassie and their children. A memorial service will be held in the spring for family and friends. Dennett, Craig & Pate Funeral Home 365 Main St, Saco is entrusted with its services. Memorials or donations may be made to Gosnell Memorial Hospice House in Scarborough, Maine to help share their compassion and care with those in need.
Obituary: Caroline B. Clarke