LAKE PLACID - Edward James Lincoln, 75, of Cascade Road, Lake Placid, and a winter resident of Lake Placid, Fla., passed away Sunday, June 24, 2012, at Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake. He was born in Lake Placid on July 25, 1936, the son of Herman H. and Lillian Jane (Maynard) Lincoln.
Ed had worked in Lake Placid, N.Y., as a contractor for Lincoln Construction and later as caretaker for Camp Carolina on Lake Placid. He was a 23-year member of the Lake Placid Volunteer Fire Department, and during that time, he was driver for a few years. Ed was a former member of the Jaycees and a No. 1 New York Giants and New York Yankees fan.
He is survived by his wife, Beverly (Stringham) Lincoln of Lake Placid, N.Y.; one son, Eric Lincoln and his fiacee Bonnie Fitz-James of Lake Placid, N.Y.; three daughters, Debra Mary Laurito and her husband Robert of Fort Pierce, Fla., Brenda DiCintio and her husband Chris of Stuyvesant, N.Y. and Susan Jayne Devlin and her husband Matt of Waterford, N.Y. He is also survived by five grandchildren: Jason, Allison, Ethan, Christin and Roger; and two great-granddaughters, Annabella and Jaelyn.
Calling hours were held Wednesday, June 27, at the M. B. Clark Inc. Funeral Home in Lake Placid, followed by a Fireman's Prayer Service. A funeral service was held Thursday, June 28, at the funeral home. Rev. Richard Sears officiated. Burial will be in North Elba Cemetery at a later date.
The family suggests friends wishing to remember Ed make donations in his memory to the Lake Placid Volunteer Fire Department, Lake Placid, N.Y. Relatives and friends are invited to "Light a Candle" and share a memory, story and a prayer on our website at www.mbclarkfuneralhome.com for the family to view.