Obituaries: Edward Culbertson, Jr.

Edward Culbertson, Jr.

Edward Culbertson, Jr.

Edward Culbertson, Jr. age 84 of Avondale, PA, died Friday October 7, 2016 at his home. He was the husband of Esther Murray Culbertson, with whom he shared 59 years of marriage.

Born in Philadelphia, PA, he was the son of the late Edward and the late Agnes (Quinn) Culbertson Sr. 

Mr. Culbertson owned and operated Culbertson Enterprises, Inc., Roof Systems, Inc, and Culbertson Company of Virginia until his retirement in 1991. He was a member of the Brick Layers Union, the Ocean Reef Club in Key Largo FL and Radley Run Country Club.  He was a member of the Board of Trustees for Shipley School and on the board of Woodlynde School.  He loved flying and traveling in his motorhome.  

In addition to his wife, Esther M Culbertson, he is survived by his children Steven Culbertson of Philadelphia, PA, Bert Culbertson of Wharton, NJ and Allison Culbertson of Big Pine Key, FL; Berts wife Sherridan Cottam Culbertson and Allisons partner Brian Branigan; and five beloved grandchildren, Sarah, Maya, Gus, Paige and Keagan.

You are invited to visit with Edward’s family and friends from 10-11AM Saturday October 22, 2016 at the Kuzo & Grieco Funeral Home Inc. (610-444-4116) 250 W. State St. Kennett Square, PA 19348.  A service celebrating his life will follow at 11AM.  Interment will be held privately.  Contributions in his memory may be made to the Woodlynde School, 445 Upper Gulph Road, Strafford, PA 19087. To view his online tribute and to share a memory with his family, please visit

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