Erwin E. “Ed” Wrisley, 74, of Bristol, died on Dec. 13, 2018.
Ed was born in Tupper Lake, N.Y., on Sept. 9, 1944, and was a son of the late Erwin Wrisley Sr. and Beatrice (Douglas) Huhn. A longtime Bristol resident, he was a proud Vietnam Veteran having served in the United States Army. He was a member of the American Legion Post 2 Bristol, Post 20 Terryville, and Post 33 Plainville and the VFW Lodge 584, Plainville. He enjoyed playing pool and was a diehard Yankee fan. He sold cars for local dealerships including Stephen’s Auto Mall.
Ed is survived by a son, Earl Wrisley of Bloomfield; four daughters, Sheila Schaffrick and husband, Glenn, of Bristol, Amy Wrisley of Plainville, Lisa Wrisley of Torrington, and Sarah Rodriguez and husband, Alex, of Manchester; siblings, Betsy McMann of Florida, Douglas “Paul” Wrisley and wife, Jo Ann, of Southington, Sylvia Simpson, Theresa Cohen and husband, Carl, of Bristol, Linda Griffin and husband, Bill, of Ohio; grandchildren, Kayla Wrisley and Phoenix Rodriguez; step-son, Gregory Huhn and wife, Chris, of Woodbury; the love of his life, Norma Wrisley; and many nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by a sister, Mila Saucier.
A military honors graveside and burial will be held on May 3, 2019, at 2 p.m., at West Cemetery, Pound St., Bristol. Funk Funeral Home, 35 Bellevue Ave., Bristol, is assisting the family. Visit Ed’s memorial website at www.FunkFuneralHome.com