Edward Hethcoat

Born: Fri., Sep. 26, 1930
Died: Sun., Dec. 22, 2013


4:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Thu., Dec. 26, 2013
Location: Waterman Funeral Home

Mass of Christian Burial

10:00 AM Fri., Dec. 27, 2013

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Edward Hethcoat

Newark – Edward Hethcoat, 83 entered eternal rest on Sunday, December 22, 2013 at Wayne County Nursing Home.
     Family and friends may call Thursday (Dec. 26) from 4 to 7 at the Norman L. Waterman Funeral Home, Inc., 124 W Miller St., Newark. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday (Dec. 27) at 10 a.m. at St. Michael Church, 401 S. Main St. Newark. Burial will follow in East Newark Cemetery.
     In memory of Mr. Hethcoat please consider donations to St. Michael Church OR Newark Police PBA, 100 E. Miller St., Newark, 14513.
     Mr. Hethcoat was born the son of Earl and Rhoda (Baker) Hethcoat on Friday, September 26, 1930 in Huntsville, Alabama.
In Dec. of 1958 he graduated from the 60th Session of the NY State Police Academy in Troy, NY. He was also a graduate of the 108th Session of the FBI National Academy in Quantico, NY. He then graduated from Finger Lakes Community College in June of 1979 receiving an Associate Degree in Criminal Justice.
     Mr. Hethcoat was member of Newark Rotary and served as President from 1981-82. He was past Grand Knight at the Newark Counsel of Knights of Columbus, 1960 and was also a member of the Newark American Legion and St. Michael Church in Newark.     Mr. Hethcoat worked for the Newark Police Department for 37 years and served in the capacity of Police Chief for 12 years before retiring in 1993. The funeral home proudly flies the Air Force Flag in honor of his service to our country.
     Mr. Hethcoat will be remembered by his sons E. Michael (Barbara) Hethcoat and Thomas (Nora) Hethcoat; daughters Roxanne (Joseph) Grieco, Rebecca (Dale) Vandigo and Marie (David) Brumn; grandchildren Alison Hethcoat and Greg Baker, Matthew Hethcoat, Jacqueline and Joseph Vandigo, Rachel Brumn; great granddaughter Aria Mia Bella Baker; brother Joseph (Glena) Hethcoat; sisters Ruth Wise, Wanda Allison, Linda (Roy) Hanks and Alice (Donald) Gibson; many nieces and nephew; and many, many friends.
     Mr. Hethcoat was predeceased by his wife Rose Mary (Pizzirusso) Hethcoat in 1995; daughter Deborah (Hethcoat) Petty in 2004, brother Earl Hethcoat Jr. in 2000 and sister Lois June Bigilo in 1997.
     You may write a memory or condolence to the family by visiting www.watermanfuneralhome.com

Charitable donations may be made in Edward's memory to the following organizations:

Newark Police PBA
100 E. Miller St., Newark, NY 14513

St Micheal Church
401 South Main St Newark NY 14513

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Kathleen Chiarello
   Posted Tue December 24, 2013


Marie & Family Please accept my thoughts and prayers for you and your family. Sincerely Kathy Chiarello Fulton Agency

William Crothers
   Posted Wed December 25, 2013

TRADITIONAL FUNERAL BASKET was sent by Bill and Julie Crothers and family.

Our thoughts are with you in this time of sorrow. Bill and Julie Crothers and family

Mrs. Ralph (Betty) Vanderlinde
   Posted Wed December 25, 2013
Our condolences to your family from the family of Ralph Vanderlinde.

Sunny Frank
   Posted Wed December 25, 2013


Michael and Tannie Wise
   Posted Thu December 26, 2013
Our thoughts are with you and your family.

David Molina
   Posted Thu December 26, 2013
Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss. Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.

David Molina and family

Ralph Wise
   Posted Fri December 27, 2013
This is Myra Ruth wise son from California. We send our condolences from our family. very sorry for the loss of uncle ed. From ralph and gail wise. Yucca valley ca

Ann Gehret
   Posted Fri December 27, 2013
Dear Roxanne and family,

My deepest sympathy to you and your family. Always difficult, but more so at this time of year. Find peace in family and friends and the many memories you share!!!

William Wise
   Posted Tue December 31, 2013
This is Ruth Wise son Bill, from South Dakota we send our thoughts and prayers to all, Uncle Eddie ill be missed
From Bill & Helen Wise