A funeral Mass was held at the Church of the Nativity on July 21 for Edward T. Darby, 76, of Fair Haven. He passed away July 11 at Riverview Medical Center. He was born in Jersey City to the late James and Madeline Darby. Edward received his Bachelor’s degree from St. Peter’s College in Jersey City. Edward lived in Jersey City and spent his summers in Monmouth County where he eventually made his final residence in Fair Haven. He retired from his career with the Hudson County Office of Employment and Training after 30+ years and continued his active life working as a Sales Associate of Home Depot. He was an active member of The Friendly Sons of Saint Patrick and also served as President during a period of his membership. As a devoted father and grandfather, he revelled in participating in all his family’s activities. As an avid sports fan, particularly a lifetime Mets/Jets fan, he enjoyed treating his family and friends to live games over the years. Edward was treasured by all who knew him and will greatly be missed. He is predeceased by his wife Teresita Darby in 2011 and his son, Edward “Ted” Darby in 2018. Edward is survived by his loving children Marianne T. Pane and her husband Emilio, John P. Darby and his wife Paula, his 10 adoring grandchildren, Taylor, Tyler, Tahj, Anthony, Alexa, Ginevra, Agnello, Matteo, Eliana and Luca. Also surviving are his beloved brother, James Darby, his recent companion Luzvilla Baje, his in-laws: Manuel Reyes and his wife Herminia, Divina Guitirrez, Emelita Mercado, Milagros Danganan and her husband Oscar along with many nieces, nephews, and cousins. Services arranged by the John E. Day Funeral Home, Red Bank.