OBITUARY

Edward Urbanski

May 19, 1934March 5, 2019
Play Tribute Movie

Edward R. Urbanski, 84, of Waynesboro, passed away on Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at the Shenandoah House.

Ed was born in Chicago,Illinois to Frank and Margaret (Maloy) Urbanski on May 19, 1934. He married his wife, Sarah Jane Hatter, on November 18, 1972 in Chicago. He worked as a bus driver for the Chicago Transit Authority with over twenty -five years of service. Ed was a veteran of the United States Army, spending two years in Germany where he worked in telecommunications.

An avid runner, he ran the Chicago Marathon twice and was a devoted baseball fan. In 1982 he took first place in the C.T.A Bus Rodeo, representing the Archer Garage.

In addition to his parents, Ed was preceded in death by three siblings, Frank Urbanski, Bill Urbanski and Anna Gladkowski.

Ed is survived by his wife, Sarah Jane; his children, Joe Urbanski, Richard Urbanski, Susan Urbanski, Kenneth (Renee) Urbanski and Kristin (Brian) Gembara; sister, Kathleen Voutsinas; brother, Byron Etapa; grandchildren, Cassie, Eric, Monica, Adam, Sarah Jane, Benjamin, Lindsey and Alex; nine great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

A Celebration of Life Service will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 9, 2019 at the Waynesboro Chapel of Reynolds Hamrick Funeral Homes with Allen Close officiating. Burial will follow in Rockfish Valley Baptist Church Cemetery with military rites.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Friday, March 8, 2019 at the funeral home.

Active Pallbearers will be Eric Urbanski, Joshua Hatter, Danny Ellis, Danny Boy Ellis, Frankie Lowery and Wilford “Bubba” Hatter.

Honorary Pallbearers will be Virginia Hatter, Cassie Urbanski, Kim Hatter Ellis and Sarah Jane Gembara.

Memorial contributions may be given to the Shenandoah Hospice House, 111 North Campus Drive, Fishersville, Virginia 22939.

The family of Ed wish to extend our sincere thanks to the staff at the Shenandoah House and Andy Starr, M.D.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Waynesboro Chapel of Reynolds Hamrick Funeral Homes.

Relatives and friends may share condolences and memories online with the family by visiting www.reynoldshamrickfuneralhomes.com

  • FAMILY

  • In addition to his parents, Ed was preceded in death by three siblings, Frank Urbanski, Bill Urbanski and Anna Gladkowski.

    Ed is survived by his wife, Sarah Jane; his children, Joe Urbanski, Richard Urbanski, Susan Urbanski, Kenneth (Renee) Urbanski and Kristin (Brian) Gembara; sister, Kathleen Voutsinas; brother, Byron Etapa; grandchildren, Cassie, Eric, Monica, Adam, Sarah Jane, Benjamin, Lindsey and Alex; nine great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
  • DONATIONS

  • the Shenandoah Hospice House, 111 North Campus Drive, Fishersville, Virginia 22939

Services

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Visitation Friday, March 8, 2019
  • Celebration of Life Service Saturday, March 9, 2019

OTHER SERVICES:

  • Officiating, Interment
REMEMBERING

Edward Urbanski

have a memory or condolence to add?

ADD A MEMORY
Virginia Hatter

March 11, 2019

Uncle Ed loved his horse racing, and he made the 'big three' special. I always looked forward to race day, when we'd all come together and pick our favorite horse. Oh what excitement and fun! I'll always think of Uncle Ed's love for horses, and kindred spirit...especially on race day.

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY

Biography

Ed was born in Chicago,Illinois to Frank and Margaret (Maloy) Urbanski on May 19, 1934. He married his wife, Sarah Jane Hatter, on November 18, 1972 in Chicago. He worked as a bus driver for the Chicago Transit Authority with over twenty -five years of service. Ed was a veteran of the United States Army, spending two years in Germany where he worked in telecommunications.

An avid runner, he ran the Chicago Marathon twice and was a devoted baseball fan. In 1982 he took first place in the C.T.A Bus Rodeo, representing the Archer Garage.

In addition to his parents, Ed was preceded in death by three siblings, Frank Urbanski, Bill Urbanski and Anna Gladkowski.

Ed is survived by his wife, Sarah Jane; his children, Joe Urbanski, Richard Urbanski, Susan Urbanski, Kenneth (Renee) Urbanski and Kristin (Brian) Gembara; sister, Kathleen Voutsinas; brother, Byron Etapa; grandchildren, Cassie, Eric, Monica, Adam, Sarah Jane, Benjamin, Lindsey and Alex; nine great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

A Celebration of Life Service will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 9, 2019 at the Waynesboro Chapel of Reynolds Hamrick Funeral Homes with Allen Close officiating. Burial will follow in Rockfish Valley Baptist Church Cemetery with military rites.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Friday, March 8, 2019 at the funeral home.

Active Pallbearers will be Eric Urbanski, Joshua Hatter, Danny Ellis, Danny Boy Ellis, Frankie Lowery and Wilford “Bubba” Hatter.

Honorary Pallbearers will be Virginia Hatter, Cassie Urbanski, Kim Hatter Ellis and Sarah Jane Gembara.

Memorial contributions may be given to the Shenandoah Hospice House, 111 North Campus Drive, Fishersville, Virginia 22939.

The family of Ed wish to extend our sincere thanks to the staff at the Shenandoah House and Andy Starr, M.D.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Waynesboro Chapel of Reynolds Hamrick Funeral Homes.

Relatives and friends may share condolences and memories online with the family by visiting www.reynoldshamrickfuneralhomes.com