Edward P. Strieder, 77, a longtime resident of Red Hook, passed away on Saturday, April 1, 2017 at the Northern Dutchess Hospital in Rhinebeck.
Born on May 2, 1939, in Queens, NY, he was the son of the late Philip Albert and Elizabeth (Walters) Strieder. Edward married Helen Doyle on June 30th, 1991 in Staatsburg, and she survives at home in Red Hook.
Edward served his county and community throughout his life. He began his military career in the US Air Force in 1959 and retired from the US Army – National Guard as a CW2 in 1990. Edward served his community as a member of the New York State Police. He attained the rank of Zone Sergeant with Troop K and retired after 25 years.
In addition to his loving wife, Helen Strieder of Red Hook, NY; his survived by his children, Jim and Mary Strieder of Red Hook, NY, Marilyn and Mark English of Red Hook, NY, and Margaret and Scott Lewis of Red Hook, NY; his step children, Kathy and Allan Jennings of North Carolina, Thomas and Amy Conley of Lee Center, NY, and Cindy and Mike Blum of Tivoli, NY; his grandchildren, Tamara, Philip, Matthew, Kyle, Lauren, Owen, Sean, Jack, Ian, Summer, Sarah, and Bradley; along with extended family, friends, and colleagues.
Edward was predeceased by a sister, Marilyn Strieder, and a brother, John Strieder.
Friends may call at the Burnett & White Funeral Homes on Wednesday, April 5th, 2017 from 2 - 4 & 6-8 PM.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 AM on Thursday, April 6, 2017 at St. Christopher's Church in Red Hook. Father Patrick Buckley will officiate. Burial will be at Saratoga National Cemetery, Schuylerville.
Memorial donations may be made in Edward's memory to the St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-1942.
Arrangements are under the direction of Burnett & White Funeral Homes 7461 S. Broadway, Red Hook, NY.
For directions, or to sign the online guest book, please visit www.Burnett-White.com.