Edward G. "Ed" Hornell, 72, of Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada, passed from this life, unexpectedly, on Wednesday, November 13, 2013. Born on July 12, 1941 in Port Colborne, Ontario, Canada, he was the son of the late William and Edna (Wilde) Hornell. On July 12, 2002, Ed married the former Clara J. Wright.
Mr. Hornell was employed by Salit Steel in Niagara Falls, Ontario Canada, as a Shear Operator in the Rebar Division, until his retirement in 2006. Ed was a San Francisco 49ers fan and enjoyed going to the casino, listening to country music and spending time outdoors.
In addition to his beloved wife, Clara, Mr. Hornell is survived by one son, Jason Hornell; one step-son, Mark (Tammy) Wright; three step-grandchildren; one sister, Donna (late Ron) Crown; a special niece, Kim (Ed "Tweed") Weaver; and many nieces, nephews and cousins. In addition to his parents, Ed was predeceased by one brother, Fred Hornell.
There will be no prior visitation. All services will be private. Arrangements have been entrusted to the OTTO REDANZ FUNERAL HOME, 2215 Military Road, Niagara Falls, NY (716-297-9007).
To leave a personal message for the family, please visit www.ottoredanz.com or www.niagara-gazette.com/obituaries.