In memory of those who have Crossed the Bar


Edward John Mastronardi, MC


Telegraphist, RCNVR


Lieutenant, Royal Canadian Regiment


Born: 02 Nov 1925, Toronto, Ontario


Died: date / place


MASTRONARDI, Edward John - WWII Veteran, Royal Canadian Navy Korean War Veteran, The Royal Canadian Regiment Assistant Secretary, Treasury Board Secretariat Passed away at the Perley Rideau Veterans' Health Centre on October 9, 2016 in his 91st year. Beloved husband of the late Margaret who predeceased him on April 28, 2016. Proud father of Michael (Grace) and Julia (Dublin). Dear grandfather of Myles, who predeceased him September 3, 2012, and Brianna. Ed is also survived by his former daughter-in-law and cherished friend, Debra. He was a decorated and celebrated Canadian military officer, who was awarded the Military Cross for his valourous actions in Korea, the Order of Military Merit by the Republic of South Korea, investiture in the Order of Saint George for service to Canada, and the Canadian Force's Decoration. Ed was also an author with six published books to his credit. He was especially proud of his association with The Royal Canadian Regiment. The family wishes to extend our warmest appreciation for the devoted support of The RCR Association Ottawa Branch as well as the staff of the Perley Rideau Veterans' Health Centre. Family and friends may pay respects at the Kelly Funeral Home - Carling Chapel 2313 Carling Avenue, Ottawa, ON, K2B 7G3, 613-828-2313 Monday, October 17, 2016 from 6-9 p.m. and Tuesday, October 18, 2016 from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be held at the Perley Rideau Veterans' Health Centre (Lupton Hall Chapel), on Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. In Memoriam donations to the Perley Rideau Veterans' Health Centre would be appreciated.


Ships served in:

HMCS VICTORIAVILLE - was serving in VICTORIAVILLE for the surrender of German U-boat U-190




(below) Page 866 of the Longdon Gazette, 12 Feb 1952


For the award of the Military Cross to Lt Edward John Mastronardi, RCR




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