Edward J. Wallin, Sr.

  • Died: December 23, 2017
  • Location: Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania

Donohue Funeral Homes, Inc.

8401 W Chester Pike
Upper Darby, PA 19082

Tel. (610) 449-0300

Tribute & Message From The Family

Beloved Husband, Loving Father, Grandfather, Great-Grandfather and Brother

Message From The Family

Thank you for your support during this difficult time. Please enhance this tribute to Edward by adding your memories and photos.

Edward J. Wallin, Sr., age 90, of Drexel Hill, PA, passed away on December 23, 2017. He was the son of the late William and Marie Agnes Wallin (nee Bell).

Edward was a 1945 graduate of St. Thomas More High School in Philadelphia, PA. He served in the United States Army during the World War II era. He was employed as an electrical worker at General Electric. He was a board member of the St. Thomas More Alumni Association and a member of the Shanahan Catholic Club.

He was predeceased by his son, Edward J. Wallin, Jr., his grandson Joseph Wallin and his siblings Kathleen Huller, Mary Ervin, Eleanor Smith, William Wallin, Francis, Raymond, James and Theresa Wallin. He is survived by his beloved wife, Johanna "Joan" Wallin (nee Coleman), his children Kevin T. Wallin (Sheila), Joan C. McCabe (Patrick), Lizanne T. Sloan (the late Paul) and his daughter-in-law Shirley Wallin. He is also survived by his siblings Joseph, John, Paul and Richard Wallin, his grandchildren Lauren Skvarek (John), Kevin T. Wallin, Jr. (Danielle), Kerry Wallin, Thomas Wallin, Moira McCabe, Patrick McCabe, Molly McCabe, Lizanne McIvor (Steven) and Brittany Sloan and his great-grandchildren Nikolas and Shayla and the many 99 Wallin family members.

Relatives and friends are invited to his viewing Friday, December 29, 2017 9:30-10:45 AM St. Andrew the Apostle Church, 3500 School Lane, Drexel Hill, PA and to his Funeral Mass at 11:00 AM. Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory to the St. Thomas More Alumni Association (STMAA), P.O. Box 294, Drexel Hill, PA 19026 would be appreciated.


Condolence & Memory Journal

My dear Joan: my heart goes out to you, dear friend. No words can help at this time but I send you prayers.

Posted by Mary Quilter - Upper darby, PA   December 28, 2017

Joan & Family: Maryann and I offer our heart filled sympathy to you and you Family on the loss of your beloved Ed. He was a standout at Oms ,TM and Shanahan and many other teams. The TM Guys always recognized Ed ,as a mentor, because of his rich history in our West Philly neighborhood and could relate to great memories in days past. Ed was a good man like, St Thomas More, for all the right reasons . Rip Ed

Posted by Joe Dougherty - Cherry Hill, NJ - Friend   December 27, 2017

Thoughts and prayers are with you Joni and family. Dad was a solid citizen.

Posted by Joe Battaglini    December 27, 2017

Thinking of you Joni, and all of the 99 Wallins grieving at this time... you'll be in my thoughts and prayers. Much love!

Posted by Jennifer Munz - Coworker   December 27, 2017

Joanie, McCabe, and Wallin Families, take inspiration in a life well-lived. My prayers are with you.

Posted by Bob Hawking - Chelmsford, MA - Coworker   December 27, 2017

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