Edward Joseph Mangan, age 64, of Cold Spring, NY, died on Wednesday, March 2, 2011 at home, surrounded by his devoted family. Born Oct. 13, 1946 in New York, N.Y., he was the son of Robert Joseph and Jeanne (Lawlor) Mangan. Mangan, graduated from Cardinal Hayes H.S. in the Bronx and served with the United States Marine Corps in the Vietnam. After graduating from the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, he worked as a chef while travelling around the world. He lived abroad for many years, eventually settling in the Philippines, pursuing a career in business.
There are no words to express the immense loss felt by his loving and devoted family. Even though he traveled the world, he always came home to Cold Spring every Christmas to be with his family. He is survived by three sons, Edward, Leif, and Robert Mangan; four daughters, Cristin Erin Mattera, Willow Mangan, Marian Mangan, and Isabella Garay; eight siblings, Robert
and Mary Mangan, Joan and Jerry Varricchio, Katherine Mangan, Jeanne and Robert Quigley, Terrance and Isabella Mangan, Marybeth Mangan, Patricia Mangan and husband, Leonardo Larouche, and William Mangan; four grandchildren, Devin, Kaylyn, Jack, and Isabella Mattera, and many devoted nieces and nephews.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held on Friday, March 4th, at Our Lady of Loretto Church, 24 Fair Street, Cold Spring, NY, followed by interment in Cold Spring Cemetery. Funeral arrangements were under the direction of Clinton Funeral Homes (21 Parrott St) in Cold Spring. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Mr. Mangan’s name to Volunteer Services, VA Hudson Valley Health Care System, Castle Point Campus, Route 9D, Castle Point, NY 12511.