Edgar G. Westgate, Sr.

1937 ∼ 2017

Edgar G. Westgate, Sr.

Edgar G. Westgate Sr., 79, died peacefully but unexpectedly on Jan. 9th. Ed was the loving son of the late Edgar I. and Lucy Perry Westgate and grew up in Middleboro.

He raised his children in East Taunton and was the devoted husband of the late Helen R. (Ferry) Westgate and the longtime and loving companion of Beverly A. Costa of Bridgewater. Ed was a machinist for many years for Independent Nail company in Bridgewater. Ed had a kind and gentle soul who was well liked by everyone.  He loved bingo, bocce, shuffleboard, fishing, and traveling. He was a history buff, always liked a good movie, and was an enthusiastic sports fan. Lately, the only thing on Ed’s mind was making it to his 80th birthday!

He was the loving father of Debra L. Hebert and her husband Paul of Leominster and Edgar G. Westgate Jr and his wife Lynn of Middleboro. Proud “Grampy” of Matthew and Christopher Hebert, and Christina Westgate. Also survived by Lo-lene Cowgill and husband Kenneth of Bass River and many other loving relatives.

Despite it being a “little early” please come celebrate Ed’s proverbial birthday with his family on Sat. Jan. 21st at the Prophett-Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, 98 Bedford St. Bridgewater; visitation from 11am to 12:45pm with a brief service beginning at 1:00pm. Ed served in the US Army Reserves from 1959 to 1964 and will be buried at the Massachusetts National Cemetery at a later date.

In lieu of flowers donations may be sent to a charity of choice in Edgar's memory.

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Visitation

Saturday, January 21, 2017
11:00 AM - 12:45 PM

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Funeral

Saturday, January 21, 2017 | 1:00 PM

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Burial/Interment

To be held at a later date.

Donations

In lieu of flowers donations may be sent to a charity of choice in Edgar's memory.

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Edgar G. Westgate, Sr.

1937 ∼ 2017

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