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Edward G. Pegnam, Jr. Veteran
May 07, 2024


Edward G. Pegnam, Jr., age 77, “Ted” as he was affectionately known to his family and friends , of Whitman, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 7, 2024, at the VA Boston Healthcare System-Brockton.

Born in Brockton, he was the son of the late Edward G. Pegnam, Sr. and Eleanor (Place) Pegnam.

Mr. Pegnam served his country proudly in the United States Army during the Vietnam War.

Ed worked as a manager for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Department of Employment and Training for many years before retiring.
His life was centered around his deep love for Golf and was a member of the Brockton Country Club. Edward enjoyed skiing before he became ill and played baseball as a kid.

He lived and loved hard. His family will remember his fun and comical personality. He was a loyal friend who was always there for the people he loved.

Ed is survived by a sister, Barbara J. Tatro of East Taunton; and his two nieces, Jeanne Jones of Clinton and Anne-Marie Valla of East Taunton.

Visiting hours will be held on Friday, May 17, 2024, from 3:00 to 5:00 pm, in the Conley Funeral Home, 138 Belmont Street (Rte. 123) Brockton. Military honors will be rendered at the conclusion of the visitation. Interment will be held privately at the Massachusetts National Cemetery.

Ed requests that all flowers be omitted and to consider making a donation in his name to Respite Care / Palliative Care, Brockton campus (GPF 5075) Donations are used to support special needs of Veteran patients and their families in Respite Care/ Palliative Care. Please visit and add the code GPF5075 when donating.

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Conley Funeral & Cremation Service
138 Belmont Street
Brockton, MA 02301