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 IN MEMORIAM: Edward C. Storck, 68;

Water Plant Operator For New York City

BURLINGTON FLATS – Edward Casey Storck, 69, chief operator of a New York City Water Treatment Plant in Sullivan County, passed into eternal life Tuesday, December 5, 2017, at his home in the Town of Burlington.

He was born April 21, 1948, in Brooklyn, the eldest son of Edward and Geraldine (Dee) Storck. He was raised in Congers, Rockland County.

A true conservationist, Edward worked as a chief operating engineer for the city  DEP’s Grahamsville Water Treatment Plant, retiring in 2003.

Ed lived for hunting and fishing, no matter what season it may be.

On Oct. 11, 2002, Ed married Denise Taylor in Matamoras, Pa. After living in Orange County, Ed and Denise moved to Forestburgh in Sullivan County. After a romantic trip on Valentine’s Day to Cooperstown, they decided to relocate to Otsego County in 2009 and made their home in the Town of Burlington.

On April 13, 2016, Ed was raised in Farmers Lodge No. 553, Free & Accepted Masons in Edmeston. Brother Storck truly enjoyed the brotherhood and fellowship of being a mason.

Ed is survived by his beloved wife, Denise Storck;  their three children and four grandchildren, Chief Warrant Officer Elliott Weidel, USMC, his wife, Katylynn, and their children Leila and Liam of Okinawa, Japan, Michelle Galligan, FNP, her husband, Scott, and their children Hunter and Julie Grace of Cuddebackville, and Army Capt. Michael Weidel, Tennessee. He is further survived by his brother, Patrick Storck.

In addition to his parents, Ed was predeceased by his sister, Kathleen Storck.

The family will receive friends 5-7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 8, at the Connell, Dow & Deysenroth Funeral Home, 82 Chestnut St., Cooperstown.  At 7 p.m., a Masonic Memorial Service will be conducted at the funeral home by Brothers from Farmers Lodge No. 553, F. & A.M.

The Liturgy of Christian Burial will be offered at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 9, at St. Mary’s “Our Lady of the Lake” Roman Catholic Church in Cooperstown, with Fr. John P. Rosson, pastor officiating.

Immediately following mass, all are welcome for a time of refreshment and fellowship at the Masonic Temple at 13 West St., in Edmeston.

As an alternative to flowers, please consider a donation in memory of Ed to Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758516, Topeka, KS  66675

Arrangements are under the care and guidance of the Connell, Dow & Deysenroth Funeral Home in Cooperstown.


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