Edward J. Byrne


Edward was preceded in death by his mother, Stacey Melbourne. Beloved husband of Dawne Spencer. Loving stepfather of Samantha Clark (Aaron). Dog dad to Bella, Levi and Leo. Nephew of Aunt Kimberly Linguist (Vicky) and Uncle Keith Melbourne (Tammy). He will be greatly missed by his mother-in-law, Florence Spencer (Dan), his brothers and sisters-in-law, Donna Spencer, Doreen Shaw (Steve), David Spencer (Melissa), Dyann Svitak (Steve) and Sue Spencer (Dan), and his nieces and nephews. Ed was a devoted husband, stepfather and loyal friend. He was a proud member of Carpenters Union Local 252. He was hard working, selfless and kind. He was an avid Philadelphia sports fan who also loved his Saturdays and Notre Dame football. Ed was truly a “helper”, he would never hesitate to lend a hand to anyone in need. Ed was loved by many and will never be forgotten. All are invited to gather, remember and celebrate Ed’s life on Thursday January 26th at McCafferty Funeral & Cremation Inc. 6711 Frankford Ave. Phila., PA 19135 (between Unruh & Knorr Sts.) You may visit and comfort Ed’s family during his viewing from 9:30AM-11:00AM. There will be a prayer service in the funeral home at 11:00AM. Please keep his family in your prayers.