Obituary of Edward John Ireton
Edward John Ireton, 83 of Southampton, NY passed away on July 9th, 2020 at Peconic Bay Medical Center in Riverhead, NY. Edward was born in Queens, NY on June 13th, 1937 to Dorothy Pilger Ireton and Edward John Ireton, Sr. He graduated Sewanhaka High School in Floral Park,NY in 1955 and went on to earn a BS degree from St. Lawrence University,Canton, NY in 1959. He then joined the Army attaining the rank of 1st. Lt. For the next forty years he worked as an independent insurance agent for the Ireton-Williams Agency, a family owned business. He was active in the local Kiwanis organization and was an avid gardener. He is survived by his wife Barbara (Schneider), a daughter Dana and her husband Salvatore Ficara of Southampton, a son Edward III and his wife Laurie of East Setauket, NY, four grandchildren, Edward IV, Andrew, Kelsey and Devin, and one great granddaughter, Lily Grace. Visitation will be held on Saturday, July 18 at the Brockett Funeral Home from 10 to 11am with a prayer service at 11am. Arrangements are in the care of the Brockett Funeral Home. Memorial donations may be made to the Kent Animal Shelter, Calverton, NY, Heart of the Hamptons in Southampton or to a charity of your choice. The family extends its thanks to the staff of Southampton Hospital, the staff at WCC and especially to the palliative care group at PBMC.