D. Edward Shanley
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D. Edward Shanley passed away March 26, 2022, in Port Charlotte. He was born December 28, 1941, in Alameda, CA to the late Dorman Edward Shanley Sr. and Mary Virginia Torpey- Shanley.
Ed moved from Alameda Ca to Dania Beach Fl when he was 15 years old. He later attended St. Pete Community College as well as University of Florida. He worked for many years for Ringling Bros. refurbishing the train cars performers would travel in as well as being a Building Inspector for the City of North Port. Ed worked for Home Depot (which he loved) and he was an all-around Handy Man.
Survivors include his loving wife DeDe Purinton, stepchildren, Celeste Mc Donald and husband Danny, Stephany Shifflett and husband Jeffrey, Scott Rupertus and Shawn Taylor and wife Cecile twenty-three grandchildren, nine great grandchildren and a brother Stephen Shanley.
A memorial service will be held at Farley Funeral home in North Port on April 16, 2022, at 2:00pm.