Edwin Lawrence Brickner
01/25/1926 - 10/09/2023
Edwin Lawrence Brickner of Sarasota passed away October 9 at the age of 97. Son of Albert Brickner and Marry (McSherry) Brickner, he was born and raised in York PA. He was a Navy World War II veteran. After the war, he married Louise Mull and had 4 children. Louise passed away and he married Carol Eppley of York PA. He worked in several fields, including steel worker where he was the president of the local AFL-CIO union. He then attended college and spent most of his career as the manager of General Tire stores which brought him to Sarasota to manage the store at Maas Brothers, After he retired, one of his favorite pastimes was being one of the first staff volunteers for aquatic events at Benderson Park. He is survived by his wife of 54 years and all of his children. Services will be held at the First Congregational Church of Christ, 1031 South Euclid Avenue, Sarasota at 3:30 PM Sunday, October 15.
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