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Dr. Edward J. Sturm

Dr. Edward J. Sturm passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Tuesday, September 1, 2020. He was 83.

Born in Shaker Heights, OH, Edward was the son to the late John and Grace (Franz) Sturm, and brother to the late Dolores (Sturm) Miller.

Edward was the beloved husband to Annette P. McCluskey Sturm (Toronto, Canada) for 60 years.

Edward was a St. Ignatius (Cleveland, Ohio) High School Graduate. He earned his Bachelor’s Degree from Ohio State University in Aeronautical Engineering.  He went on to earn his Doctorate from the United States Naval Postgraduate School (Monterey, California). He served in the United States Navy for 30 years and he was stationed all over the United States. He retired in 1990 as a Captain and former Commanding Officer of both NAPC, Trenton NJ and NADC, Warminster, PA. He continued to work as a consultant for VEDA, Warminster, PA for 5 years. He enjoyed many hobbies over his lifetime, including but not limited to reading, sailing, flying model airplanes, collecting trains, skiing, woodworking, his ponds and caring for his property. He loved God, his country and his family.

In addition to his wife, Edward is survived by his loving children Anastasia Sturm and Carl Sturm, as well as his 5 grandchildren; Audrianna, Madeline, Lily, Samuel and Chloe, his sister Mary (Sturm) Januska, his nieces Christine, Laura, the late Debra, and his nephew Robert "Bob".

Relatives and friends are invited to Edward’s Funeral Mass on Tuesday, September 8, 2020 at 11:00 AM at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, 235 E. State Street, Doylestown, PA 18901. His interment will take place on Wednesday, September 16, 2020 at 1:30 at Washington Crossing National Cemetery, Newtown, PA..


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  • Funeral Mass

    Tuesday, September 8th
    11:00 AM

    Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church
    235 E. State Street
    Doylestown, PA 18901

  • Interment

    Wednesday, September 16th
    1:30 PM

    Washington Crossing National Cemetery
    830 Highland Road
    Newtown, PA 18940

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