It is with heavy hearts that we must share the sad news of the passing, Local 577 Member, Thomas Edson.

It is with heavy hearts that we must share the sad news of the passing, Local 577 Member, Thomas Edson. Brother Edson was a 40 year member of the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades, first with the Paperhangers Local 258 before being merged into IUPAT Local 577. It is with great pride that we bid farewell.

EDSON, Thomas A. Of Wakefield formerly of Reading, June 1. Husband of Joie L. (Rindone) Edson. Father of Jo Ellen Edson of Wakefield, Thomas A. Edson, Jr. of Malden and Kevin M. Edson of Boston. Son of Clarence Robert and Margaret (Crawford) Edson of Reading. Brother of Robert Edson of Wakefield, Peggy Ann Edson of W. Roxbury, James Edson of Reading, Rosemarie Edson-McColl of So. Orleans, Rick Edson of Gilford, NH, June Edson-Frisiello of Wakefield, John Edson and Matthew Edson both of Reading. Son-in-law of Carole A. Rindone of Reading and Louis F. Rindone of FL. Also survived by his dog Lucy, grand dog Sadie and many nieces and nephews. Funeral service in the Centre Congregational Church, 5 Summer St., Lynnfield on Saturday at 10am. Visitation for relatives and friends at the McDonald Funeral Home, 19 Yale Ave., Wakefield on Friday from 4-8pm. Interment, Charles Lawn Cemetery, Reading. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Boston Childrens Hospital, Care of 6th Floor Resource Room, 300 Longwood Ave., Boston, MA 02155. For obit/directions/guestbook, www.mcdonaldfs.com