Edward Dunifin, Sr., 77 / Sept. 23, 1933 — June 7, 2011

Published 5:34 pm Thursday, September 1, 2011

Edward Dunifin, Sr., 77
Sept. 23, 1933 — June 7, 2011

Edward Dunifin, Sr., 77, of Cassopolis, formerly of Niles, died June 7, 2011 at his residence surrounded by his family.


He was born Sept. 23, 1933 in Berrien County to Floyd and Inza (Weaver) Dunifin. He married Joan Young in South Bend on Oct. 22, 1951.
Ed retired as a heavy equipment driver. He loved the outdoors and was a jack-of-all-trades, and used the CB handle, “Fix-it Man.”
He is survived by his wife, Joan (Young) Dunifin, Cassopolis; three daughters, Diane (David) Scinico, Niles, Debra Bowker, Texas and Tina (Gary) Solloway, Cassopolis; two sons, Edward (Karen) Dunifin Jr., Niles and Patrick Dunifin in Afghanistan; 15 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; one sister, Berniece (Harry) Black, Mishawaka, Ind.; and one brother, Robert Dunifin, Niles.
He was preceded in death by one grandson, Don Temple; three sisters; Dorothy, Doris and Betty; and two brothers, Harold and Donald.
Family and friends will gather Monday, Aug. 29 at 11 a.m. at Prospect Hill Cemetery, Cassopolis for a graveside service.
The family prefers memorial contributions be made to Hospice at Home, 4017 Chamberlain Rd., Buchanan, MI 49107.
Online condolences may be posted at wagnercares.com.