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Thurston E. Ege

Family & friends are invited to attend Visiting Hours on Wednesday, March 14th beginning at 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rte. 107), Revere for Thurston E. Ege, who passed on Saturday, February 24th at the Mt. Auburn Hospital Cambridge, following a long illness. The Funeral Service will be conducted in the funeral home on Wednesday, March 14th, following the visitation at 11:15 a.m., immediately followed by interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.

Born & raised in Revere, he was a 1944 alumnus of Revere High School. Shortly after graduation, Thurston joined the U.S. Navy in September of 1944 & served until July of 1946, as Seaman 1st Class. He served on the U.S.S. Arcadia & the U.S.S. Kearny. Early on in his working career, he worked for New England Tel & Tel and latter would make a career as a Foreman Supervisor at General Electric of Lynn. He had a keen interest & knowledge of politics and the environment, which encouraged him to enter politics on two separate occasions—running for ward councilor. Although, unsuccessful he was a strong & knowledgeable environmental activist. He attended many, many City Council meetings, well into his 80s. He was a long-time member of the Revere Lodge of Elks #1171 & the Revere Loyal Order of the Moose #1272.

He is the husband of the late Leah “Stella” (Murchison) Ege who passed in October 2003. He is the devoted father of John E. Ege & his wife, Debra L. of Oak Island, Revere. He is the cherished grandfather to John T. Ege of Lynn, Leah L. Ege of Medford & Justin E. Ege of Revere. He was the dear brother to the late Esther, John F. Russell &Dorothy Ege. He is also lovingly survived by many nieces & nephews.


Services

Visiting Hours

Wednesday, March 14th from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Funeral Service

Wednesday, March 14th at 11:15 a.m. in the funeral home

Interment

Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett

 


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