Edwin Henry Laursen, Sr., 75, died Monday, May 6, 2019.

Friends may call from 10 a.m. to 12 noon Thursday, May 9 at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham. A funeral service will follow at noon at the Funeral Home. Burial will be in Bellona Cemetery with military honors.

Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer Association, 435 E. Henrietta Road, Rochester, N.Y. 14620

Ed was born Oct. 13, 1943, the son of the late Henry and Marguerite Tillman Laursen. Ed graduated from Penn Yan Academy, class of 1962. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army Reserves for 40 years. He retired from Transelco in Dresden in 1993.

Ed enjoyed gardening, woodworking and his family.

Ed is survived by four sons, Robert (Sherry) Laursen, Edwin H. Laursen Jr., Darrin (Margaret) Laursen, and Brian Laursen; daughter, Elizabeth (Alan) Reed; five grandchildren, Dustin (Yvonne) Laursen, Kyle (Morgan) Laursen, Dylan Laursen, Joelynn Laursen and Sydney Reed; four great-grandchildren; two brothers, Harold Laursen, and Michael (Peggy) Laursen; a sister-in-law, Barb Laursen; several nieces and nephews, and the mother of his children, Jane Laursen.

Ed was predeceased by two brothers, Donald Laursen and Charles Laursen.

Please visit www.kenperkinsfuneralhome.com to send a condolence to the Laursen family.