Edward Collier

Edward Collier

Thursday, September 25th, 1941 Wednesday, May 6th, 2020

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Obituary for Edward Charles Collier

Edward Charles Collier, 78 of Route 213, Rifton, Town of Esopus, died on Wednesday, May 6th, 2020 at home.

He was born in Philadelphia, PA on September 25th,1941, a son of the late Edward Lee and Helen (Foster) Collier.

A veteran of the US Air Force, Edward was employed as a faculty advisor for CUNY-Medgar Evers College in New York City.

He is survived by his loving companion, Bernadette C. Bibby, one sister, Joann Pugh, granddaughter, Ashley Bell, nephew, Michael Collier, Aunt Kelley Foster, and goddaughter, Zora Stephenson Blake. He is also survived by dear friends, Judith Burrell, Willis "Hank" Berry, Stephen Jacobs, Delridge Hunter, Norris and Paulette Cooper, and many more.

In addition to his parents, he is predeceased by his son, Bradley Collier.

The Gilpatric-VanVliet Funeral Home, 339 Broadway, Ulster Park, Town of Esopus,is entrusted with the care and cremation service arrangements for Edward, which are private.

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Gina Germain

My forever friend, my SL as you use to call us, so sorry we didn’t speak for a while, I have try to reach out in April but no answer or text back , I Jew something was wrong, i no words can express how much I will miss those surprise calls, thank you for always been in Brianne’s life, and in mine I will miss , I did not know of your passing to keep my promise to be at your funeral in red but I will wear one in memory of you once a year, Iove and We will miss you forever, until we meet again my SL” Your Miss Germain
Gina Germain
Comment | Posted at 09:07am via Condolence


Passionately called Teddy! I can hardly believe you have left us. I am shocked to know of your passing. Rest in Peace. You have been a part of our lives in Jamaica West Indies. You are loved and you are missed.
Comment | Posted at 10:08pm via Condolence

E Thomas Oliver

Mr. Ed Collier was one of the coolest guy at MEC. He appeared to always be in control of ever task and situation that was undertaken.
Comment | Posted at 07:58am via Condolence

Cynthia Gordon-Cooper

My sincere condolences to the family of Ed. His quiet and soulful spirit will be greatly missed.RIP my friend.
Cynthia Gordon-Cooper
Comment | Posted at 01:33pm via Condolence

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