Edward Joseph Gauvin

September 18, 1926December 1, 2018

On Saturday, December 1, 2018, Edward Joseph Gauvin passed away. He was the beloved husband of the late Mary Margaret Gauvin; devoted father of Michael E. Gauvin, Deborah J. Ports, Edward T. Gauvin and his wife Karen, and James J. Gauvin and his wife Deborah; loving grandfather of Taylor Slaght and her husband Joseph, Jamie Posluszny and her husband Nathan, Kara Rhyner and her fiancé Ryan Bray, Kirstin Lucas and her husband Ernie, Brenden Rhyner and his wife Sarah, and Mary Gauvin; loving great-grandfather of Rileigh and Jordan Posluszny, Maggie, Ellie, and Annie Slaght, and Hannah Rhyner.

Family and friends may gather at Schimunek Funeral Home, Inc., 9705 Belair Rd., Nottingham, MD 21236, on Monday, December 3, 2018 from 3-5 pm and 7-9 pm, where a funeral service will take place on Tuesday, December 4, 2018 , at 10 am. Interment to follow at Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Edward’s name to the American Legion, Post 130 at 8666 Silver Lake Dr., Perry Hall, MD 21128. Online condolences may be left for the family at


  • Mary Margaret Gauvin, Wife
  • Michael E. Gauvin, Son
  • Deborah J. Ports, Daughter
  • Edward T. Gauvin, Son
  • Karen Gauvin, Daughter-in-law
  • James J. Gauvin, Son
  • Deborah Gauvin, Daughter-in-law
  • Taylor & Joseph Slaght, Granddaughter
  • Jamie & Nathan Posluszny, Granddaughter
  • Kara Rhyner & Ryan Bray, Granddaughter
  • Kirstin & Ernie Lucas, Granddaughter
  • Brenden & Sarah Rhyner, Grandson
  • Mary Gauvin, Granddaughter
  • Rileigh Posluszny, Granddaughter
  • Jordan Posluszny, Great Grandson
  • Maggie Slaght, Great Granddaughter
  • Ellie Slaght, Great Granddaughter
  • Annie Slaght, Great Granddaughter
  • Hannah Rhyner, Great Granddaughter


  • Visitation Monday, December 3, 2018
  • Visitation Monday, December 3, 2018
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, December 4, 2018
  • Committal Service Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Edward Joseph Gauvin

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