The Obit For Ed Lampe

Edward George "Hook" Lampe

Published in the Press Democrat from December 9 to December 10, 2012

Ed Lampe passed away on December 5, 2012 surrounded by his loving family at the age of 75. Born and raised in San Francisco and a long time Novato resident before he moved to Petaluma.

Devoted father of Al, Ed (Lisa), Caroline Purtell, and Joe (Teresa). Loving grandfather of Michael, Sean, Brianna, Tim, Joe, Nancy, Joseph, Nicholas, and Robert.

Survived by former spouse Nancy and siblings Vic (Jane), and Terry Caselton (Mike), and many nieces and nephews.

Besides being involved with his grandkids, his Catholic Faith was an important part of his life. His passions were volunteering and traveling.

He was an avid baseball fan, known as "Southpaw Ed." A graduate from Sacred Heart High School, going on to play professional baseball before starting his own business, Pacific States Plywood, in Marin County.

A Funeral Mass will be held on Monday, Dec. 10, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Sebastian's Catholic Church, 373 Bon Air Road, Kentfield-Greenbrae, CA. A Rosary will begin at 10:30 a.m. prior to the Mass.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to COTS of Petaluma or St Vincent de Paul Conference at any parish in his memory.

Private Entombment: Holy Cross, Colma, CA. Family assisted by Parent-Sorensen Mortuary & Crematory, 707-763-4131.