Edmond R. "Ed" Proietti, 93, of Warsaw, Ind., passed away at 12:10 a.m. Wednesday, September 27, 2017, at his residence.
He was born July 24, 1924, in Mt. Kisco, N.Y., to John and Natalie (Salvati) Proietti.
He graduated from Mt. Kisco High School, and later attended business college in New York. He was a United States Army veteran during World War II.
He was married on August 14, 1949, in Pleasantville, N.Y., to Adele E. Kolb, who preceded him on August 14, 1971. He later married Juanita Carter, who also preceded him in death.
He retired as a plant manager for Spartan Copper after 40 years in New York, Illinois, Texas and California. He moved to the Warsaw, Ind., in April 2017 from Winchester, Va.
He was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Lions Club, VFW and the Italian-American Club, all in Winchester, Va. He was an avid golfer and won the Senior Olympics Championship in South Carolina and Florida. When planning a trip, he would always know what golf courses were in the area and his golf clubs had a permanent place in the car. He was very active in the First Tee Program for Youth.
He is survived by his children, Kathleen (Greg) Hall of Winchester, Va., Gary (Sandra) Proietti of Mentone, Ind., and Garth Proietti of Austin, Texas. He also is survived by his brother, Raymond Proietti of Columbus, N.J.; 14 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. He also is survived by Jack Nicklaus of Palm Beach, Fla.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Adele; wife, Juanita; granddaughter Anna Proietti; brother Archimedes Proietti; and Arnold Palmer.
A Celebration of Life will be at noon Saturday, November 11, at Sunset Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 3940 N. Vermilion St., Danville. Father Bowman Schmitt will officiate. Visitation will be 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, November 11, at the funeral home. Cremation rites were accorded, and inurnment will be in Resurrection Cemetery with military rites accorded by American Legion Post 210.
Preferred memorial may be given to Kosciusko Home Care & Hospice, Inc., P.O. Box 1196, Warsaw, IN 46581.
Please join Ed's family in sharing memories, video, and pictures on his Tribute Wall at www.sunsetfuneralhome.com
Published on November 7, 2017