Edmund A. Macksoud – Florida

Edmund A. Macksoud – Florida

Edmund A. Macksoud, 72, of Hobe Sound, Fla., and formerly of North Attleboro, Mass., passed away peacefully Monday, Aug. 7, 2017, in Stuart, Fla.

He was the beloved husband of 51 years to Joanne (Poynton) Macksoud, and the loving father of Lisa Macksoud-Butkus and the loving grandfather of Madison Butkus, Mass., both of Attleboro, Mass. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews and by his best friend, Kadee, his dog.

Born in Central Falls, a son of the late Edmund J. and Evelyn (Gouveia) Macksoud, he had lived in North Attleboro, Mass., for 25 years before moving to Pawtucket for 4 years. He has lived in Hobe Sound, Fla., for the past 17 years.

Ed was the National Sales Manager for Uncas Manufacturing, Providence for 30 years before retiring.

A very active tennis player, Ed was a member and past President of the Abbott Run Valley Club in Cumberland, where he, and his wife, Joanne, also served as Directors of Tennis. He was also a Vice President of the Cumberland-Lincoln Jaycees, and a Vice President of the Blackstone Valley Tennis Association. Ed served as Director of Tennis, with his wife, Joanne, of the Pawtucket Parks and Recreation Youth Tennis Program.

He was a former member of Lafayette Lodge #47, F. & A.M., Cumberland, and served in Rhode Island Army National Guard.

A celebration of Ed’s life will be held Saturday, Aug. 26, from 1–5 p.m. with a prayer service at 4:30 p.m. at Bellows Funeral Chapel, 160 River Road, Lincoln.

Please omit flowers. Contributions in Ed’s memory to the Pawtucket Parks & Recreation Youth Tennis Program, Slater Memorial Park, 825 Armistice Boulevard, Pawtucket, RI 02861 would be greatly appreciated by his family.

For directions and guest book, visit www.bellowsfuneralchapel.com .