Edward B. Mix, Jr. 75, of Farmington, CT passed away Tuesday, April 2, 2019 at UCONN Health, Farmington. Edward was born on July 18, 1943 in Philadelphia, PA and was the son of the late Edward B., Sr and Helen (Boldezar) Mix. He moved to CT with his family in 1950 first to Forestville and later made his home in Farmington. Ed attended Central CT College and served his country honorably in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War. He retired from Goodrich Corp., West Hartford after thirty-seven years in 2005 as a configuration engineer. Having a passion for motorcycles his best adventure was riding a new BMW from Alaska to CT with his riding partner and best friend Matt Strus.
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Edward is survived by his brother David Mix of Richmond, VA. also his extended Strus family and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral rites for Ed will be held Friday, April 12, 2019 at 8:30 a.m. with the procession departing at 9 a.m. from the Paul A. Shaker Funeral Home, 764 Farmington Ave., New Britain, CT. followed by a Liturgy of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. at St. Patrick Church, 110 Main St., Farmington, CT. Burial with full military honors will be in Rose Hill Memorial Park, 580 Elm St., Rocky Hill, CT. The American flag will be presented to Mr. Mix’s, brother David. Relatives and friends may call at the Paul A. Shaker Funeral Home, Thursday from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Directions to funeral home – I-84 east or west – exit 37 (Fienemann Rd) right off exit – one mile down on right. To extend condolences to the Mix family or to share a memory of Ed, please visit SHAKERFUNERALHOME.COM