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Edward S. Machulski, Jr.

January 19, 1941 – April 16, 2015

Edward S. Machulski, Jr., age 74, of Newark, DE, passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 16, 2015.

Edward was born in Newark, DE, on January 19, 1941, and was the son of Edward S. Machulski, Sr. and Stella (Borowka) Machulski. A lifelong resident of Newark, he attended Newark High School where he was a member of the football team and known fondly as Masher by his teammates. Edward worked as a first class lineman for the City of Newark, retiring after 36 years of dedicated service.

He was a longtime member of VFW Post #475 in Newark. An avid outdoorsman, Edward enjoyed fishing, crabbing, and duck and goose hunting. He was a devoted and loving family man who adored spending time with his loved ones and will be dearly missed by all.

Edward was preceded in death by his father, Edward, Sr. and his beloved wife, Margaret L. (Grose) Machulski. He is survived by his mother, Stella Machulski; children, Benny R. Wade of Midland, NC, Sheila L. Wade of Newark, DE and Glenn D. Wade of Philadelphia, PA; 4 grandchildren, Stephanie Miller (Chris) of Lewes, DE, Jennie Hicks (Robert) of Midland, NC, Jason Wade of Charlotte, NC and Kelly Lynton (Scott) of Charlotte, NC; and 5 great grandchildren, Brittyn, Christian, Emma, Skyler and Dominic.

Services and interment will be held privately.

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  • We are very sorry for your loss . I believe i am a second cousin to Edward . I remember when I was young that he lived in Newark and played football at Newark High and my relatives said his nickname was Bushel because of his size. I believe I did see him one time when i was very young. I will say a prayer for him . Thomas A Machulski

  • My dear Pop Pop I miss you so much but I know you are in a better place. I’m gonna miss your stories and everything else. I know you and Mom Mom are having a good time in heaven. I am so grateful to have spent your last few days with you even though it was from a hospital bed. I love you so much. RIP

  • Aunt Stella we were sorry to hear about Butchie passing we will keep you in our thoughts and prayers. With our deepest sympathy . love Joanne (Gutowski) Roslan and John Roslan

  • I am very sorry to hear of the passing of Eddie. I worked with him for many years in the electric department for the City of Newark. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family. Jack Rust

  • Many fond memories of Butch and I growing up. So sorry to hear about his passing away. He will be missed. our deepest sympathy to all his family.
    bill and mary borowka

  • Thank you all for your prayers

  • Thank you