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Edward Francis L'Antigua III

July 13, 1933 - July 22, 2019

U.S. Veteran

Visitation: Saturday, August 3rd 8:45-9:45 a.m. Chesmore Funeral Home of Holliston

Funeral Service: Saturday, August 3rd 10:00 a.m. Chesmore Funeral Home of Holliston

Burial: Following the service at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Holliston

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Edward F. L’Antigua III, 86, of Hopkinton and a former longtime resident of Holliston, passed away Monday, July 22, 2019 at the Blaire House in Worcester. Born in Boston and raised in Watertown, he was the son of the late Mary (Lehan) and Edward F. L’Antigua Jr. He was the husband of 64 years to Joyce (Alexander) L’Antigua of Hopkinton. 

Ed was an Air Force Veteran of the Korean War. He was known for his love of the military. Edward’s sons and 3 grandsons followed in his footsteps. After the Air Force, Ed attended East Coast Aero Tech to obtain a commercial pilots license. Ed was also in sales, winning many awards both national and regional. He also served as manager of the American Legion in Holliston. 

Besides his wife, Edward is survived by four children, Mark L’Antigua and his wife, Daniela of Alabama, Denise Fishlock and her husband, Kyle of Colorado, Janine Pandolfino and her husband, Paul of Holliston and  Edward A. L’Antigua and his wife, Martha of Texas. Edward also leaves behind 3 sisters, Mary “Bunny” Detlefsen and her husband, Stu of New York, Judy Lynch and her husband, John of Long Island, Brenda Kadlik of Bellingham, as well as 15 grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his beloved son, Craig who was killed while serving in the US Army. 

Visitation will be held on Saturday, August 3rd from 8:45-9:45 a.m. at the Chesmore Funeral Home of Holliston, 854 Washington St. www.ChesmoreFuneralHome.com A funeral home service will follow visitation at 10:00 a.m. Burial will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758516, Topeka, KS 66675 or woundedwarriorproject.org or to the  Alzheimer’s Assoc. 309 Waverley Oaks Rd, Waltham, MA 02452 or alz.org