It is with sadness that the family of Edward Epp announce his passing on May 17, 2023. He died quietly after a long and painful battle with the effects of cancer radiation, at the age of 71. He leaves his wife of 46 years Edith (Koehn) and his three children and their families. Andrea & Allen Poapst (Adrian & Annabelle), Scott & Bobbi Epp (Emilia & Elliott) and Audrey Epp Neuhof & Marty Neuhof (Holly & Kenny). Survived by his father Abram Epp, brother Dan Epp (children Jennifer Epp & Nic McGinnis with daughters Wren and Maeve; Andrew & Jessica Epp) and sister Kim Epp-Frenette (with Norm Frenette and children Stephanie, Nathalie and Andre.
A life long peach grower from Niagara-on-the-Lake, he was well loved by everyone with his outgoing personality and zest for life. He delighted in his connections with his grandchildren. Ed loved reading, amassing a very large library of old books. He craved sunshine and adventure, while sailing his boat Rosie. He and Idy travelled much of the world, from Argentina to Egypt to Thailand. He now makes one more journey, joining his mother Eleanor and sister Shirley.
Viewing at Bethany Mennonite church in Virgil (572 E & West Line, Niagara-on-the-Lake) Tuesday, May 23rd between 6-8 pm and funeral service is Wednesday May 24th 11am.