George Edmund Milton
January 20, 1936- January 19, 2018
G. Edmund Milton of Derry, NH & Malden, MA, passed
away Friday morning January 19, 2018 at the Courville at
Manchester, in Manchester, NH, he was 81. Ed was born in Malden
on January 20, 1936 the son of the late George W. & Greta J.
(Bernard) Milton. He was raised and educated in Malden.
After high school Ed dedicated his life to the family business, I.
Milton & Sons Inc., a well-known and respected ice, coal and oil
dealer in the greater Malden area. Ed would later marry the love
of his life Joan C. (Dillman) Milton, on October 8, 1955 at the
First Church in Malden. The couple remained in Malden and
started a family; they would later welcome into the family,
three children, Kathy, Holly and Dale.
Mr. Milton was an active member of the church for many years, and
served as a Deacon and served on the Board of Directors. He was
also a Freemason. He spent many happy hours working in his home
workshop. He was also a talented wood worker and leather worker.
Edmund enjoyed ten pin bowling and spent many years as a member
of a league in Malden. He greatly enjoyed travelling in his
motor home on many trips around the US and their visits to
family in Canada. He and Joan also enjoyed square dancing and
playing cards. His generosity and jovial nature will be missed
Ed was the loving father of Kathy E. Marburger and her husband
Randy of Austin, TX, Holly J. Grass and her husband Joshua of
Leamington Spa, UK and Dale E. Milton and his wife Alex of
Derry, NH. Cherished grandfather of Miller, Andrew and Carter
Grass. He was the brother of David Milton of NH. Ed is survived
by many loving nieces and nephews.
Edmund was predeceased by his loving wife Joan C. (Dillman)
Relatives and friends may call at the Weir-MacCuish Golden Rule
Funeral, Home, 144 Salem St., Malden, on Thursday, January 25,
2018 from 4-8 PM for a memorial gathering.
Burial will be in the Forest Dale Cemetery, Malden, in the
In lieu of flowers contributions in Edmund’s memory may be made
to American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701.