Edward Rawson

November 4, 1922July 29, 2018

Edward P. Rawson, 95, of Sudbury, passed away Sunday, July 29, 2018, after an illness.

Born November 4, 1922, he was the son of George E. and Florence P. (Perkins) Rawson. Ed was raised and educated in Newton, a graduate of Newton High School. He went on to graduate from Tilton Junior College in New Hampshire then served in the United States Army during World War II.

Ed worked in sales for most of his career at Kenney Manufacturing of Warwick, RI, (which had purchased his employer, the WHW Teele Company in South Boston) until his retirement over 30 years ago. Many years ago, he worked for PPG Industries.

Ed was dedicated to his community. He was a volunteer, long-time coach, manager and supporter of the Sudbury Little League. Ed was a member of the Sudbury Council on Aging and the Sudbury Chamber of Commerce, also entrusted with coordinating the Fourth of July parades for decades. He was a skilled wood worker and enjoyed spending time in his woodshop at home crafting many pieces of furniture over the years.

Ed is survived by his wife of over 70 years, Lois A. Rawson; sons, Kennard Rawson of Dunedin, FL, Edward S. Rawson of Framingham; grandchildren, Carrie-Ann Rawson and her partner Chris Kiepert of Marlborough, Edward-Stuart Rawson of Marlborough, Amanda Gough and her husband Brendan of Africa, Andrew Rawson of Brookline, Anna Rawson of Dunedin, FL; also a niece, nephew, and many great grandchildren.

He was predeceased by his sister, Vyrling Rawson; by his grandson, Alexander Rawson; by his brother-in-law, Robert McCarthy; and by his sister-in-law, Mary McCarthy.

Graveside services will be held at 10AM on Friday, August 3, 2018, at New North Cemetery, Pantry Road, Sudbury.


  • Graveside Service Friday, August 3, 2018

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