Edward Matthew McNamara

January 24, 1931April 2, 2021

Edward Matthew McNamara, 90, of Naples, passed away on April 2, 2021. He was born in Queens, New York the son of William and Loretta Fitzgerald McNamara.

Ed graduated from LaSalle Academy and St. Sebastian High School, New York, NY. He was Honorably Discharged from the United States Navy, after serving in the Korean War, on March 15, 1955. Ed worked for General Motors Acceptance Corporation/Electronic Data Systems for 45 years. Ed’s last position was International Manager of GMAC operations in Europe, South America and Australia.

Upon retiring, Ed moved to Naples, Florida, where he enjoyed playing golf and cheering for the New York Giants and New York Mets.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brother William McNamara, sister, Patricia McNamara Mulligan and sister Jane McNamara Curtin.

He is survived by his loving wife of 33 years, Jean Micka McNamara; devoted son, Paul McNamara; daughter-in-law, Michelle David McNamara; three stepsons, Arthur, Keef and Frank Healey; four step grandchildren, Olivia Healey, Jake Healey, Josh Healey, and Aidan Healey; and twenty nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be Friday, April 9, 2021 from 12:00-1:00 PM at Hodges Funeral Home at Naples Memorial Gardens, 525 111th Ave N, Naples, FL 34108. Funeral service will be at 1:00 PM with burial and military honors immediately following in the cemetery.


  • Visitation

    Friday, April 9, 2021

  • Funeral Service

    Friday, April 9, 2021

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