Edwin E. Tomei
Birth date: January 3, 1943
Death date: August 5, 2012
Born January 3, 1943 to David and Kathryn Tomei. Ed and his older brother (Davide) and Sister (Phyllis) lived in Oak Park. Ed was a graduate of Fenwick High School, class of 1960, and attended St. Norbert College in West DePere, Wisconsin. Ed was introduced to his wife of 48 years while attending college and they were married on September 19, 1964.
Ed worked in the family business Affiliated Insurance Consultants starting in 1967. He remained at Affiliated through the merger in 1997 with USI Insurance Services. Ed was a Senior Vice President of sales until he retired in 2010.
Ed and Sharon started their married life in Oak Park, moved to Westchester when they started a family. They moved to Darien, IL in the summer of 1969. Edís public service began in Darien. He was alderman of Ward 4 from 1977 to 1985. He also served as the Fire and Police Commissioner for 3 years. Ed was awarded Darien Citizen of the Year in 2000.
Ed was also an active member and chairmen of the West Suburban Chapter of Ducks Unlimited for over 11 years. He was also a member of the Hinsdale South Booster Club and Hinsdale Jaycees.
Ed was married to his loving wife and partner, Sharon (Kovarik) for 48 years. He was a devoted and loving father to three daughters, Jeannine (Michael) Eicker, Julia (Kenneth) Kohnke, Jinger (Andrew) Stevens. Adoring Grandfather to 6 grandchildren, Noelle and Zoe Kohnke, Jeremy and Tatjana Eicker and Gemma and Luke Stevens.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the American Cancer Society appreciated.
4:00 pm to 9:00 pm on Friday, August 10, 2012 at Modell Funeral Home, 7710 South Cass Avenue, Darien, Illinois 60561 (map/driving directions)
8:15 am to 9:15 am on Saturday, August 11, 2012 at Modell Funeral Home, 7710 South Cass Avenue, Darien, Illinois 60561 (map/driving directions)
10:00 am on Saturday, August 11, 2012 at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, 8404 South Cass Avenue, Darien, Illinois 60561 (map/driving directions)