Edward P. Carlo Sr.

BRACEVILLE—Edward P. Carlo Sr., 78, of Braceville, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, Aug. 12, 2022 at Morris Hospital.
He was born on Aug. 25, 1943 in Chicago, to Phillip V. and Helen (nee Malinowski) Carlo. Edward grew up as one of six children. After high school, he served his country honorably in the United States Navy and was stationed in San Diego during the Vietnam Era. He married Karen Clark on Jan. 4, 1964 at St. Simeon Catholic Church in Bellwood, IL. Together, they raised their three sons. Edward worked as a Pipefitter with Local 597, retiring after 54 years. Edward’s passions were pheasant hunting and golf. He enjoyed taking his oldest grandson, Ryan, hunting with him. He loved spending time with all four of his grandchildren and his great-granddaughter, “Little Miss B.”
He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Karen Carlo; his sons: Edward Carlo Jr., Phillip (Beth) Carlo and Robert (Nikki) Carlo; his four grandchildren: Ryan Sorensen, Brittany Carlo, Zakary Carlo and Brandon Carlo; his great-granddaughter, Brooklynn Villanueva; his sister-in-law, Cornelia Carlo; his brothers-in-law, Burton (Alice) Clark and Robert (Susan) Clark; his sister-in-law, Beverly Clark; many nieces and nephews and his beloved dog, Zeek.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Phillip and Helen Carlo; his brothers and sisters and their spouses: Vincent and Marie Carlo, Dolores and Edward Beauchamp, Phillip Carlo, Patricia and Clare Phillips and Gloria and Vincent Mascio.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Edward’s name may be directed to the Will County Humane Society, 24109 W. Seil Road, Shorewood, IL 60404.
Cremation rites will be accorded.
A private family inurnment will be at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery with full military honors.
Family and friends are encouraged to sign the online guestbook at www. ferrarifuneral.com
Ferrari Funeral Services of Coal City are entrusted with arrangements.