Edmund John Kanios Sr., 89, of Fairmont passed away on Friday, August 23, 2019 at Fairmont Regional Medical Center. He was born August 19, 1930 in Monongah, a son of the late John and Leokadia Piekutowski Kanios.
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He is survived by his loving wife, Dorotha Lee Sayre. Also surviving are his children, Edmund John Kanios Jr. and his wife Tina of Parkersburg; Melanie Taylor and her companion Adam Sanford of Fairmont; and Mitchell Stalnaker and his wife Kari of Flat Rock, MI; four grandchildren, Alex Kanios; Anna Emery and her husband Danny; Zachary Taylor and his wife Noel; and Mary Ann Meyer and her husband Trevor; great-grandchildren, Jackson, Emmett; River; Preston; and Carter; his close friend, Mark Tylor and his companion Crystal Wilson of Fairmont; his sisters, Mary (Jess) Vanet of Barrackville; Albina (Alex) Lemanski of Pittsburgh; and Gertrude (Alex) Senchina of Spelter; his brother, Frank (Mary) Kanios of Scottsdale, AZ; his brother-in-law, Ronald Sayre of MI; two sisters-in-law, Sandra Fletcher, Michigan, and Sharon Burcham, of Flemington; as well as many nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Ed was preceded in death by his siblings, Vac` Kanios; Janina Bernardo; Stanislaus Kanios; and his infant brother, Kasmier Kanios.
Ed was a graduate of Monongah High school and went on to serve our country in the U.S. Navy. He retired from Monongahela Power Company’s Harrison Power Station as an electrician. Golfing was his passion. He also enjoyed fishing and gardening. Ed loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.
Following his wishes, cremation services were provided by Perine Funeral Home. A celebration of his life will be held at Perine Funeral Home on Saturday, August 31 at 11:00 am. Interment will follow at the Shinnston Memorial Cemetery. Online condolences can be extended to the family at www.perinefunerals.com
The Perine Funeral Home is honored to serve the Kanios family.