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Edward George Clinton
Visitation

MacCoubrey Funeral Home
30 King St. E., Cobourg

Friday, September 9, 2022
1:00 - 4:00 PM

Interment

St. Michael's Cemetery
Burnham Street, Cobourg

Saturday, September 10, 2022
11:00 AM

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Edward George Clinton

January 27, 1936 - September 4, 2022

Ed passed peacefully at Ed’s House Northumberland Hospice Sunday, September 4, 2022 at the age of 86. Loving father of Stephanie (Gordon) Tuer, Michael, Lauren (pre-deceased Eric) Spagnolo, Andrew (Kitty Arumbulo) Clinton and Timothy. Cherished grandfather to David (Ashley), Bethany (Jonathan), Adam (Sheena), Maleah, Logan, Lucas, Daniel, Bailey, and Virginia. Pre-deceased by his grandson Jeremy. Great grandfather of Liam and Scarlett Tuer and Sutton and Maclynn Munro. Edward is pre-deceased by his sister Ann Wilson and his brother Tom Clinton. Brother to Mary Jane (Norm) Hall and Cathy (Ron) Newell. Brother-in-law to Christine Clinton. Ed will also be missed by his OPP family and his many friends. A visitation will take place at MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 30 King Street East, Cobourg, Ontario on Friday, September 9, 2022, from 1:00 – 4:00 PM. An 11:00 AM graveside service will take place the following day, Saturday, September 10, 2022, at St. Michael’s Cemetery, Cobourg, Ontario. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Ed’s House Northumberland Hospice or the OPP Youth Foundation.

Message Of Condolence

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PAUL SIMONSEN - September 22, 2022

Sending our condolences to the Clinton families on the passing of your father. We are sorry for your loss. Paul and Anita

Art and Nancy Dalgarno - September 21, 2022 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Ed's House Northumberland Hospice Care Centre

Trish Stanley - September 13, 2022

Lauren, prayers and sympathy from our family to yours on the death of your dad.

Kelley Pitre - September 10, 2022

To Mike and the Clinton Family. Sending my deepest condolences to you and your family. Fond memories live forever in your hearts. Take care of each other.

Lisa Marie Leckie - September 10, 2022

Dear Stephanie and Clinton Family I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your Dad. My thoughts are with all of you at this time. Lisa (Chatten) Leckie

Tracy Van Laere - September 10, 2022

Lauren, I am so very sorry for the loss of your father. Knowing he is peaceful now will bring you and your family some peace. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time

Scott Lang - September 9, 2022

My condolences to the Clinton family. Sorry for your loss. Scott and Lisa

Bernie, Margaret and Karl vom Dorff - September 9, 2022

We are so saddened to hear of Ed's passing. Ed was real gentleman and we will truly miss him as a neighbour at 148 Third St. for the past 14 years. Sincerest condolences to the whole family. May you find strength in your memories of a wonderful life together.

Linda Cardie - September 9, 2022 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

OPP Youth Foundation

Tammy Waxman - September 9, 2022 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

OPP Youth Foundation

Fran Martin - September 9, 2022 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

OPP Youth Foundation

Leo and Brenda Campbell - September 9, 2022 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Ed's House Northumberland Hospice Care Centre

Antonio and Lynne Spagnolo - September 9, 2022 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Ed's House Northumberland Hospice Care Centre

Diane MacRury & Glenn Burkett - September 9, 2022

Condolences to all the Clinton family. Ed you will be missed by many at 148 Third. Thank you for all your funny jokes, story telling and your kindness. RIP Diane & Glenn

Suzanne Dasovich - September 9, 2022

We lived beside Ed for six years when we moved to Cobourg. My husband George and Ed became close friends. They both had 35 years of police work different cities but the bond was so strong..the stories that those two shared together. Ed made sure we were always included in the luncheons and retired police association meetings. He will be missed by everyone. Love Suzanne

Diane MacRury & Glenn Burkett - September 9, 2022 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Ed's House Northumberland Hospice Care Centre

Diane MacRury - September 9, 2022 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Ed's House Northumberland Hospice Care Centre

Paul Pearse - September 9, 2022 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Ed's House Northumberland Hospice Care Centre

Sue McSherry - September 9, 2022

I was very saddened to hear of Ed’s passing and want to extend my condolences to his family. Ed was always so much fun to be around and he had so many great stories to share. I know he will be certainly be missed by all of his friends here at 148 Third Street.

Cindy Rutherford - September 9, 2022

Stephanie, and family I truly wish you only amazing happy memories that never leave your heart that you can call upon at your best times or anytime, may they stay strong and clear in your mind and soul Cindy

Tom Kaye - September 9, 2022

Lauren, so sorry for your loss. Ed was a great guy and I always enjoyed speaking with him. He had some great stories to tell along with a wonderful sense of humour. Tom & Sharon

Joanne Hall - September 9, 2022

My sincerest sympathies to Lauren and family. I'm thinking of you!

Dave and Rosie Cromlish - September 9, 2022

Lauren and family; please accept our most sincere condolences of your father. He certainly lived a very full life and I’m sure has left many great memories to help with your loss.

Jason Diminie - September 8, 2022

Lauren, Logan, Mike, Tim and family. My condolences on your dad / grandfathers passing. I always enjoyed his stories of the "old days" with the OPP and the odd joke or two. He is a guy I would have enjoyed to work for. He will be missed by many.

Gayle Brayton - September 8, 2022

So sorry for your loss, our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family Gayle & John

Rudi and Adriana Flinterman - September 8, 2022

We will miss Ed as our friend and neighbour for the last 14 years. Our condolences to the family and hope that his memory will live on in our hearts.

Colleen Chornie - September 8, 2022

To the Clinton Family, I offer my sincerest condolences and prayers at this very difficult time. Ed was a good friend and will always be remembered. May you find peace in all of your wonderful memories. - Colleen Chornie

Jan Bangs - September 8, 2022

To Andy and family, my sincerest condolences to you and your family members. I hope the memories of the times you spent with your father bring you comfort through this difficult time. Thinking of you.

Maggie and Graham Mckessick - September 8, 2022

While we didn't know Ed for long, remember his cheery self coming to the legion when we did Friday foods with a few others. RIP Ed

Phil staddon - September 8, 2022

Condolences to the family. I have known Ed for about 50 years and every one of those was a delight. The world has lost a good one!

Lori Jaynes McBride - September 8, 2022

Andy and family, My deepest condolences on the loss of your father. My heart goes out to you as you go through this difficult time.

John Newton - September 8, 2022 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

OPP Youth Foundation

Ward & Penny Beebe - September 8, 2022

Steph, Mike, Lauren, Andy and Tim - We're sorry to hear of your dad's passing. Our thoughts are with you and your families at this time.

Peter and Suzanne Delanty - September 8, 2022 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Ed's House Northumberland Hospice Care Centre

Mike & Jan Johnston - September 8, 2022

Ed was simply a true gentleman, and a great ambassador for the OPP, through his career and in his retirement years. Our condolences to his family.

Susan and Doug Murray - September 7, 2022

Our sincerest condolences to all the Clinton family. We were condo friends of Ed’s. Ed had a huge presence in our building. He rarely missed our weekly coffee hour and happy hour , with his Zevia pop can in tow. A man of copious stories of happenings through his many life’s experiences kept us well entertained. We have a wonderful network of friends in this building, Ed being one of them , so his passing leaves a big void. We will all sorrow fully miss him. Doug and Susan Murray

Sandy Croft - September 7, 2022

My deepest condolences to the Clinton family. Ed was a great man with many stories to tell. He will be missed. RIP Ed.

Tom and Betty O Grady - September 7, 2022

We were so sorry to hear of Ed 's passing. He had a very full and interesting life and will be missed by all who knew him. Health problems prevent us from attending his Service but our thoughts and prayers are with his family.

Jennifer Thompson - September 7, 2022

Oh, Ed. I will miss you jumping out of my way in the garage pretending I’d run you over. You were such fun. You had a happy, kind and fun spirit that made you ageless. I will miss you. My condolences to all who loved him.

Richard Paul Bates - September 7, 2022

I first met Ed at the OPPVA dinners many years ago...So sorry to hear of his passing...Condolences to his family....Rick and Katrina Bates, Cobourg..

Jim Jubenville, Chris, Christine and Carter Clarke - September 7, 2022

We are sorry to hear of the passing of Ed. Thinking of your family during this time of sadness.

Glenn & Lou Woolfrey - September 7, 2022

To the entire family. So sorry hear of your loss he was a wonderful person.

Pete and Laurie McLean - September 7, 2022

Lauren we are so sorry to hear about the passing of your Dad. We are wishing you peace and comfort during this difficult time.

Ann and Terry Demill - September 6, 2022

Lauren and family. We are sorry to hear about the loss of your father. Our thoughts are with you.

Katherine Johns - September 6, 2022

Dear Andy, Kitty and family! Letting you know you are in my thoughts and prayers at this very difficult time! Sincerely Katherine Johns

Reginald & Margaret Weeks - September 6, 2022 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Ed's House Northumberland Hospice Care Centre

Edward Fawcett Henderson - September 6, 2022

Enjoyed many years talking to and emailing Ed my first cousin. He was adept at sending Emails of all descriptions. Moreover we talked a lot about the family and our years of service as peace officers. Generally we had the same experiences a number of which were delightful and humorous. Will miss our moments but he will be remembered for years to come. Please accept my sincere condolences and prayers.

Lorne Jordan - September 6, 2022

My dad, retired OPP Constable Wally Jordan #2029, often talked about his good friend and colleague Eddie. I believe they were also classmates in Cobourg. How very interesting they both joined the OPP! Dad just passed away April 2 of this year. I’m sure they are enjoying each other’s company once again in the Hereafter tonight, telling stories and having a great time. My sincerest condolences to all of Eddie’s family and friends. We will all be together again some day.

Bob Munro - September 6, 2022

Great to have known you Ed. A great guy and always enjoyed our chats. RIP and condolences to the family. Bob and Jackie Munro.

Eileen Sheppard - September 6, 2022

Stephanie and Family, I'm sorry to hear of your Dad's passing. May the wonderful memories make you laugh as you move forward. Eileen Sheppard

Alison Hughes - September 6, 2022

My condolences go out to Ed's family. He will be greatly missed by everyone who knew him at 148 Third Street.

Judy Marsden - September 6, 2022

Such a lovely man. I cleaned his condo for him for a brief period of time this past year. He talked fondly of his family. RIP Ed.

Fred Carriere - September 6, 2022

RIP my friend. I will miss the jokes but I have great memories of us socializing together.

Glenys and David Ward - September 6, 2022

With much sympathy to the family Ed- coffee mornings will never be the same -you will be greatly missed at 148 Third Street. It was such a pleasure to know you

Jackie and Bob Munro - September 6, 2022

Stephanie Gord and family we are so sorry for your loss for the short period of time I knew him he was a wonderful kind man and will be greatly missed sending our condolences to you all Jackie & Bob Munro 🕊

Bev and Erv Wittrock - September 6, 2022

We first met Ed thirteen years ago when we stayed in the condo next to his. He was a good neighbour to Gord Wittrock and later to us. Throughout those years we were often captivated by his funny jokes, humorous stories and helpful information about life in Cobourg. We found him to be compassionate and joyful. He loved books, sweets and remembered a good Scotch. A life well lived. He will be missed

Brian Hart - September 6, 2022

My condolences to the family and all of Ed's friends for their loss. For the last four years Ed has been my neighbour and I will sadly miss him for the many conversations we had over the dividing wall between our balconies. His many stories and quick sense of humour were always appreciated. We have lost a good man.

Earl Johns & Lori Huff Johns - September 6, 2022 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

OPP Youth Foundation

Earl Johns & Lori Huff Johns - September 6, 2022

Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss, our thoughts and prayers are with you and your families during this difficult time. All of us have been left with wonderful memories of Ed’s multitude of stories and life lessons. We personally feel very privileged to have known and loved Ed as a great friend for many years! Earl and Lori

Roger Thomas - September 6, 2022

Lauren. Sympathy and kind thoughts on your loss. God bless you. 212

Carman Noble - September 6, 2022

Ed & I go back over 65 years , we joined the OPP the same day, July 10-57= his number was 1771 & mine 1772.We'll miss his numerous e mail jokes that usually had a different twist to them.Had a good chat with Ed in Sudbury in May. As well at the previous OPPVA events & years we were on the Board to gether. Sympathies to ED's family, Carm & Florence Noble.

Allan Elder - September 6, 2022

A few years back I spent a few weeks in the same park in Sarasota as Ed. We shared many memories of his policing days and had many laughs over a pleasant dinner out. Our sincere condolences to all of Ed's family who were very special to him. Allan and Debbie Elder

M.A. (Andy) Rousseau - September 6, 2022

My deepest condolences to the Clinton family, to his friends and the O.P.P. brotherhood. I worked with Ed while he was at the Pembroke Detachment. Ed was a friend and always had a smile and/or a joke for you. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult period. GOD Bless.

Robert Pearse - September 6, 2022

My sincere condolences to the family. He will be sadly missed by his wed. breakfast friends. Rest In Peace Ed. Olly

Fran Martin - September 6, 2022

My sincerest sympathies to Ed's family. He was part of the 148 Third St. family and I will miss our chats as we passed each other in the hallway.

MaryRose England - September 6, 2022

Ed will be missed by all his good friends at 148 Third St. His life stories have had us laughing and his jokes were very entertaining. RIP Ed we will feel your spirit at Coffee Mornings and Happy Hours.

Garry & Jan Gordon - September 6, 2022

Stephanie & Gord, Mike, Lauren, Andrew, Tim and families - please know we are thinking of you all, so sorry for your loss.

Len & Cindy Murphy - September 6, 2022

Stephanie & Gord, we are so sorry to hear of your Dad's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this very sad time.

Charles MacCoubrey - September 6, 2022 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Ed's House Northumberland Hospice Care Centre

LeeAnn Jones - September 6, 2022

Sincere condolences to Ed's family and friends. I had many opportunities to visit with Ed either at the barber shop or just out for a walk. He always had a story, or three to tell. May he rest in peace.

Charles MacCoubrey - September 6, 2022

Condolences to the Clinton family. Ed will be missed by his many friends.

Frank Harvey and Muriel Symington - September 6, 2022

We send sincere condolences to the family on the passing of our god friend, Ed. He was well liked and will be missed by us and many others. Frank and Muriel

Frank Harvey - September 6, 2022

I have known Ed for many years and for awhile, I was on the board of the OPP veterans association with him. I have a photo of he and I and others from the AGM this year at Sudbury. Ed was a good friend. He will be missed. Frank Harvey

Ron Caffin - September 6, 2022

Sending condolences to the Clinton family. Ed was the one of the better ones. RIP. Ron and Lynne

Tammy Waxman - September 6, 2022

It is with great sadness that I learned of Ed's passing. I lived on the same floor as Ed on Third Street. I would see him every couple of days and we would always take some time to chat. He always had an interesting story, a piece of wisdom or a joke to share that made me smile. I am so sorry for your loss. Please accept my warm and heartfelt condolences. May fond memories bring a smile to your face, comfort to your soul and warmth to your heart.

Lee McCaslin - September 6, 2022

Sorry to hear about Ed’s passing. Knew him for many years through OPPA work. He was committed to making our association a better place. He will be missed.

Eric SHEWAN - September 6, 2022

Ed's Family. My sincere condolences on the passing of Ed. I fished with Ed for a few years in Northern Ontario. He was a great guy. Eric Shewan retired OPP #14 & #10 OPP Districts.

The Clareys - September 6, 2022

Sending our condolences. Thinking of you and your family 🙏. Rest in Peace Ed.

Joan and Don Diminie and family - September 6, 2022

Clinton Family: Sorry to learn of your loss, Ed will be missed. Our thoughts and prayers go out to you at this difficult time.

Cheri Blezard - September 6, 2022

I am so sorry for your loss. Ed was a good person and will be missed by all who knew him.

Delkie Curtis - September 6, 2022

Lauren and family. So sorry to hear of your loss. Thinking of you at this difficult time. Delkie and Linda

Melanie & Eric Rockarts - September 6, 2022

Dear Mike, Stephanie, Lauren, Andy & Tim, we are very sorry to hear of your Dad’s passing. RIP Uncle Ed

Geraldine Mahoney - September 5, 2022

Ed as Corporal Clinton was while my husband was posted to Moosonee Detachment. He was well liked and respected. I heard that when their was a gun call he was first to respond, sometimes going in alone. When ask why, his answer had something to do with you guys are younger, have young families and I have already lived andy family are grown up. He was always available for his family. Thanks for you service and God's speed. I'm sure Pat and his buddies who have gone ahead will meet you and show you around. Peace be with you. Mahoney ( the other 1/2 )

Kathryn Lackey - September 5, 2022

Stephanie, Gord and remainder of Clinton family- Rick and I are sorry to hear about your Dad's passing. Thinking of you at this difficult time.

Carol Gutteridge - September 5, 2022

So sorry to hear of Ed’s passing Thinking of you all.

Maurice (Moe) Hebert - September 5, 2022

It was an honor to have worked with Ed on the Provincial Board of Directors of the OPPVA. Ed was a gentleman and a very easy person to work with. RIP Brother

Judy Immel - September 5, 2022

Lauren, Logan & family Sorry to hear of your father's passing. Our thoughts & prayers are with you all. Judy & Shawn

Greg and Cathy Rylott - September 5, 2022 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Ed's House Northumberland Hospice Care Centre

Sharon & Joe Martorino - September 5, 2022

We are so sorry to hear about your Father, Lauren. Also to Mary Jane for the loss of your Brother. Please accept our deepest condolences. Prayers go out to the entire family.

John and Susan Davison - September 5, 2022

Sending our condolences to the Clinton family, at this difficult time.

anita gutteridge - September 5, 2022

Sincere condolences to the Clinton family on Ed's passing.

Paul Clinton - September 5, 2022

RIP uncle Ed, my condolences to my cousins. Me and Linda will miss our Canada day visits with him it was always great to see him and get caught up with gossip about the family. Gonna miss you big guy

Greg and Cathy Rylott - September 5, 2022

Mike, Stephanie, Lauren, Andy and Tim, we are sadden to hear of your dads passing. You're in our thoughts during this difficult time.

Charlie Stewart - September 5, 2022

To The Clinton Family Sorry to hear of Ed’s passing. When we lose a loved one here on earth, we gain an angel in heaven that watches over us. May you take comfort in knowing that you have an angel to watch over you now. I extend my most sincere condolences to you and your families.

David OSBORNE - September 5, 2022

My condolences. Ed was a true gentleman... may he rest in peace.

David OSBORNE - September 5, 2022 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

OPP Youth Foundation

Wanda Douglas - September 5, 2022

My deepest condolences to the Clinton Family. My thoughts are with you all during this very difficult time. May your memories bring you peace.

Marilyn Chapin - September 5, 2022

Stephanie and family , with dignity he passed. Hugs to you all

Doug Lewis - September 5, 2022

I'm so sorry to hear of Ed's passing. He always seemed to me a little larger than life, full of stories of the bygone days of policing, some of which weren't always "politically correct." (But, hey, that's how it was, back in the day.) I always enjoyed seeing Ed, whether at OPPA meetings when I worked there, at Chapter 8 Vets meetings, or occasionally even around Cobourg. He will be greatly missed by many people. May he rest in peace.

Lynda. Hall - September 5, 2022

Rest In Peace Ed. He will be missed all who knew him. A wonderful kind humorous man. He will be remembered with a smile.

Stan and Cindy Sokay - September 5, 2022

Lauren, Logan and family, our deepest condolences on the loss of your dad. Please know we are thinking of you during this time.

Rob and Lorraine Harnden - September 5, 2022

Our condolences to the Clinton family. Our thoughts are with you.

Paul&Rosie Legere - September 5, 2022

Sorry to hear about your father, our thoughts are with you.

Sibylle and Mark - September 5, 2022

Our sincere condolences Lauren and family. Our prayers are with you during this difficult time.

Veronica Marriott - September 5, 2022

My deepest condolences to the Clinton family ~ so very sorry to read of the passing of your Dad. May you find comfort and strength together as you share your many wonderful memories. ❤️

Shirley Foden - September 5, 2022

Sending my sincere condolences to the Clinton family. May your memories help you through this difficult time.

Scott & Theresa Tuttle - September 5, 2022

Our condolences go to Mike, Stephanie, Lauren, Tim and Andy. Your dad was always a pleasure to stop and talk to when we ran into him at the harbour. May your memories of him give you solace during this difficult time. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Scott & Theresa Tuttle

Kathy Chapman - September 5, 2022

My deepest condolences to the family and all OPP friends. Ed was a kind and quite a gentleman. He will be missed.

Karl Hennek - September 5, 2022

Sorry for your loss. He was a good man. Thoughts Prayers and Condolences. R.I.P.

Peter and Suzanne Delanty - September 5, 2022

Sorry to hear of the passing of Ed. He was a great person and I have long memories of him in our Collegiate days . A donation has been made to Ed’s House .

Paul & Sherry Sweet - September 5, 2022

Lauren & family Our deepest condolences on the passing of your father. Paul & Sherry

Andrew and Myonne - September 5, 2022

Sorry to hear about your loss. My condolences to you and your family.

David Bernier - September 5, 2022

Sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family at this time.