OBITUARY

Edward Hagerty

June 5, 1942January 15, 2023
Edward F. Hagerty, Jr. Obituary June 5, 1942 – January 15, 2023 Edward F. Hagerty, Jr., 80, of New York City, died January 15th after a lengthy illness. He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Maru Hagerty, and their three children Ali, Edward, and Sean; daughter-in-law KimMarie (Edward) and three granddaughters, Liv Rose, Elle Marie, and Fae Frances. He is also survived by his sisters Sarah Sweetser, Jeanette Clonan, Patricia Snyder, Eileen Hagerty, numerous nieces and nephews and Hagerty cousins. He was predeceased by his parents Edward F. Hagerty, Sr., and Margaret Macauley Hagerty, and sisters Anne “Nancy” Hagerty, and Margaret “Peggy” Shenton. Mr. Hagerty was born in Philadelphia, the second of seven children and the only boy. In 1950 the family relocated to Larchmont, New York. Ed graduated from Cardinal Farley Military Academy and went on to earn his degree in 1964 from the College of the Holy Cross. Ed’s career began at advertising agency Benton & Bowles and he subsequently became publisher of Popular Science magazine. He is recognized worldwide for his leadership in the organization of the game of rugby and was the publisher of Rugby Magazine. Ed played for many years with the Old Blue R.F.C. A wake will be held on Thursday, January 19th at Frank E. Campbell Funeral Home, 1076 Madison Avenue, from 5 to 8 PM. The Funeral Mass will take place Friday, January 20th at 11 AM, Holy Trinity Church, 213 West 82nd Street.

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