Edmund D. Hitchcock

June 28, 1933December 9, 2012

Edmund D. Hitchcock, 79, of Maryland, passed away on Sunday, December 9, 2012 at the Norwich Rehabilitation Nursing Home.

He was born June 28, 1933 in Oneonta the son of Donald and Hilda (Hungerford) Hitchcock. He married Mary Irish on June 11, 1999.

Ed served in the US Marine Corp from 1952 to 1955.

He was a member of the Milford American Legion and a life member of VFW Post 9132, Schenectady

For many years, Ed was a truck driver working for Collins Construction. He also was a well known area stock car driver.

He is survived by his wife, Mary Hitchcock of Maryland; his children, Jason D. Hitchcock of Maryland, Virginia Hitchcock of Schenectady, John Hitchcock of Ohio, Elizabeth Hitchcock of Washington, DC, Robert Hitchcock of Schenectady, Douglas Hitchcock of Schenectady, Susan Hitchcock of Schenectady, Edmund Hitchcock of Cape Coral, FL., and his former wife, Loretta Caulkins Hitchcock of Schenectady; a sister, Joyce Lawton Bullhead City, AZ; nine grandchildrean and one great grandchild, and several half brothers and sisters.

He was predeceased by a sister, Mary Crosby.

Friends are invited to join Ed’s family at the Milford American Legion on Friday December 14, 2012 at 10:00 AM where an American Legion Memorial Service will be held. Inurnment will be at a later date in Gerald BH Solomon National Cemetery in Schuylerville.

Condolences to the family may be made online by visiting our website at

Arrangements are by the Lester R. Grummons Funeral Home, Oneonta.


  • Gathering of friends and family Friday, December 14, 2012

Edmund D. Hitchcock

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Donna Duncan

December 16, 2012

Mary,I'm so sorry for your loss especially this time of the year.. My thoughts & prayers are with you at this time.

Barbara Mann

December 14, 2012

Mary - I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers for you and your family during this time.
Barbara Mann

Duane/Mary Hathaway

December 14, 2012

Mary and Jason - we were shocked to hear that Ed passed away. Ed really could be a talker and would make you laugh. I am sure everyone will miss him.
Duane and Mary Hathaway

Toni Short Sperry

December 14, 2012

Aunt Mary, we are so sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers. I know he will be greatly missed. Mom's very sad that she cannot be there and will miss her brother deeply. As my husband Dale would say..Semper Fi Uncle Edmund.Rest in peace. We love you.

Kathy Hitchcock Cone

December 13, 2012

I didnt know Eddie well,but my thoughts & prayers go out to his family..

December 13, 2012

Mary, I am so sorry to read of Ed's death. I did not know he was not at home. Unfortunatly I have to work Friday morning ,and will be out of town, otherwise I would attend the services Ray Canner