Edward “Ed” “Inky” L. Page (age 86), of Edmonston, Maryland, born December 1, 1934, died peacefully on March 2, 2021. Ed proudly served his country in the US Army and most notably a master electrician/construction supervisor for the Department of the Navy in Washington D.C., retiring with 30 years of service. He had God in his heart, he was a man of faith. He is survived by his life partner of 26 years, Adele Jennings. He is also survived by his daughter, Kim Lovig and husband, Jay and son, George “Eddie” Page and wife, Jean. He is survived by 2 granddaughters, Ashley Bohner and husband Brad and Jordan Burch-Page. He has 8 great-grandchildren, Kylie, Gabe, Alexandra, Layla, Jaxson, Annabelle, Paige and Tamara; brother of David (Joanne) Page and sister, Jean Ketterer. Also, extended family, Kirk, Debbie, Katie and Emily Jennings; Aidan and Roland Jennings-Cashman, children of the late Lisa Jennings. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
In earlier years, Ed loved to spend his time rebuilding cars and drag racing. He was a John Wayne enthusiast, loved spending time watching John Wayne and western movies. He loved his Washington Redskins and Nascar. If you couldn’t find him watching a movie, you could find him in the garage working on a wood project. He had a true passion for wood working. There wasn’t anything he couldn’t make. He had a quick wit and loved spending time at his place in Ocean City. His love was his family. Always willing to lend a helping hand, doing whatever he could to assist. He was always on the go. Some referred to him as “drive-by Ed”, because he was in for a 2 minute visit and out the door and on his way. He was always on the go. Even though he suffered a major stroke in 2014 and had so many hurdles to jump, his will to beat any obstacle was in his heart. He overcame so many things with his health, but, he just got tired. To the end, he fought, but, God needed him home.
Funeral mass and internment are limited to visitors. We ask if you wish to pay your respects please remember we have to keep the visits to a certain number. Friends may call at Gasch’s Funeral Home, P.A., 4739 Baltimore Avenue, Hyattsville, MD on Friday, March 5th from 2 to 6 p.m. On Saturday, March 6th, we are leaving Gasch’s at 10:30 a.m. to go in procession to Fort Lincoln Cemetery for burial at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his name to St. Jude’s Children Hospital.