May 15, 2021

Death Announced of Edward Louis Firgelewski Jr. of Lyme, Devoted Much of Life to “Helping His Community”

OLD LYME — Edward Louis Firgelewski Jr., passed away peacefully the morning of April 20, 2021.

Born and raised on a farm in the town of Lyme, Ed graduated Old Lyme High School in 1964. He went into excavation after high school, starting Firgelewski Construction with his brother William …

… After no longer being able to pull horses, he became the announcer for the horse pulls at Hamburg fair, continuing to do what he loves.

Ed was also a long-time member of the Lyme Fire Company, joining the fire company at the age of 16; he served as fire chief from 1973-1981. He was also a founding board member of the Lyme Ambulance Association, devoting a large part of his life to helping his community …

… Calling hours will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, April 30, at Fulton Theroux Funeral Service, located at 13 Beckwith Lane, Old Lyme.

Visit this link to view the full obituary published April 25, in The Day.

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