Edward B. “Ed” Fyler

Edward B. “Ed” Fyler, 78, of Phoenix, NY, passed away unexpectedly on Friday January 6, 2017 at home. He
was born in Syracuse, NY to his late parents, Helen (Neupert) and Eldon C. Fyler on April 28, 1938. He was
active in Boy Scouts. Ed graduated from C. W. Baker High School, Baldwinsville, class of 1956. He served in the US Army from 1957-59. Ed was a truck driver and a member of the Teamsters Local Union # 317, Syracuse. He was a former president for the Phoenix Lions Club; member of the Syracuse
Pistol Club in Clay; enjoyed hunting and fishing; a proud New York Yankee fan; and he loved to go to the Turning Stone Casino with friends and family.
He was predeceased by his brothers Walter in 1981 and James in 1954.
Surviving are his loving wife of 56 years, Leanne (Bettinger) Fyler; his children, Debra (Brian) Dates,Carolyn (Mike) Sacco, Ed Fyler, and Jan (Steve)
Strathmann; his sister-in-law Melissa Bettinger (Nancy Reed Carpenter); six grandchildren; four,great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews,
cousins, and many friends; his beloved canine Bailey.
A Catholic Mass will be on Tuesday January 10, 2017 at 9 a.m. in St. Stephen’s Church, 469 Main St., Phoenix, NY 13135, with the Rev. Philip Brockmyre officiating. Burial will follow the mass in Pine Plains Cemetery, 8686 Henry Clay Blvd., Clay, N.Y. 13041, where a military honor guard will offer veteran honors.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made in Ed’s name to: Phoenix Fire Dept., Fire & Emergency Fund, 457 Main St., Phoenix, NY 13135 or St. Stephen’s Church, 469 Main St., Phoenix, NY 13135
Arrangements by Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral
Homes, Inc., 431 Main St., Phoenix, NY.

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