Ed­mond L. Seguin

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March 20, 1933 – De­cem­ber 5, 2018

Ed­mond L. Seguin Jr., 85, of Hunt­ing­don, and formerly of State Col­lege, died Wed­nes­day, De­cem­ber 5, 2018, at home, sur­rounded by his fam­ily. He was born March 20, 1933 in Philadel­phia, a son of the late Agnes M. and Ed­mond L. Seguin Sr. On Novem­ber 7, 1959 he mar­ried He­len R. Doner who sur­vives.

In ad­di­tion to his wife, he is sur­vived by five chil­dren, nine grand­chil­dren, a sis­ter, and many nieces and neph­ews. Sur­viv­ing chil­dren in­clude: Ed­mond L. Seguin III and his wife, Caro­line, of Port Al­le­gany; Lisa M. Alexan­der and her hus­band, Ni­cholas, of Fort My­ers, FL; Lori M. Cady and her hus­band, Michael “Spark”, of Wood­bine, MD; J. An­thony “Tony” Seguin and his wife, Paula, of Hunt­ing­don; and Linda M. Seguin and her hus­band, Jack Malone, of Bal­ti­more MD. The grand­chil­dren are:Dr. Brieanne and Lo­gan Seguin; Ni­cholas (and wife Laura), Ivana, and An­thony Alexan­der; Michelle, Kristin, and Matthew Cady; and Iris Seguin.

His sis­ter, Pa­tri­cia Ma­chon and her hus­band, Dan, re­side in State Col­lege.

He was pre­ceded in death by his sis­ter, Dolores Bark and her hus­band, James.

Ed was a 1951 grad­u­ate of South­east Catholic High School in Philadel­phia and served in the U.S. Navy from 1952 to 1956. With sup­port from the G.I. Bill, he earned a B.S. in Psy­chol­ogy, a M. Ed. in Coun­selor Ed­u­ca­tion, and com­pleted a num­ber of re­quire­ments to­ward a Ph.D. in Ed­u­ca­tional Psy­chol­ogy from The Penn­syl­va­nia State Univer­sity. Fol­low­ing his un­der­grad­u­ate pro­gram he served as a Re­search As­sis­tant in the Di­vi­sion of Aca­demic Re­search at Penn State and two years later he re­ceived a joint ap­point­ment as a Re­search Psy­chol­o­gist at HRB-Singer Inc. and The In­sti­tute for Re­search, Inc. He was later named Direc­tor of the De­ci­sion Sciences Lab­o­ra­tory at HRB-Singer, Inc. Shortly there­after he be­came a Se­nior Re­search Sci­en­tist and Vice Pres­i­dent of The In­sti­tute for Re­search, Inc.

In the early 1970’s Ed be­came Direc­tor of Ad­min­is­tra­tion at Gen­eral Hous­ing In­dus­tries, Inc. and later a Staff As­so­ciate in Plan­ning Stud­ies in Con­tin­u­ing Ed­u­ca­tion at Penn State. A more fa­vor­able re­search fund­ing cli­mate en­abled his re­turn to The In­sti­tute for Re­search in 1976.

At the In­sti­tute, Ed re­sumed his po­si­tion as Se­nior Re­search Sci­en­tist and served as Prin­ci­pal In­ves­ti­ga­tor on many re­search con­tracts sup­ported by the fed­eral gov­ern­ment in the ar­eas of trans­porta­tion sys­tems and de­fense and mil­i­tary in­tel­li­gence sys­tems where he au­thored and co-au­thored many pub­li­ca­tions.

In 1992 he ac­cepted a po­si­tion as Direc­tor of Man­age­ment In­for­ma­tion Sys­tems at LGR, Inc. in State Col­lege. He re­tired in 1997 as Vice Pres­i­dent for Op­er­a­tions and Fi­nance.

Among his non­pro­fes­sional in­ter­ests, Ed was a Lit­tle League base­ball coach, a Pony-tail soft­ball coach, and a devo­tee of Penn State foot­ball hav­ing served as First Vice Pres­i­dent of Back the Li­ons. He had a life-long in­ter­est in wood-work­ing. In 1992, Ed and He­len moved from State Col­lege to Hunt­ing­don and be­came ac­tive vol­un­teers, serv­ing on the Board of Di­rec­tors of Habi­tat for Hu­man­ity. They also served on the Hunt­ing­don County Food Bank and Meals-onWheels. He was a mem­ber of Most Holy Trin­ity Catholic Church, Hunt­ing­don.

At his re­quest his re­mains will be cre­mated and there will be no pub­lic visi­ta­tion. Me­mo­rial con­tri­bu­tions in his mem­ory may be made to the Home Nurs­ing Agency Foun­da­tion, 201 Chest­nut Ave., Al­toona, PA 16601, www.home­nursin gagency.com. or to a char­ity of the donor’s choice.

To sign an on­line guest book and ex­press con­do­lences, visit www.johnbbr own­fu­ner­al­home.com.

Ar­range­ments are un­der the di­rec­tion of the John B. Brown Fu­neral Home, 417 Wash­ing­ton St., Hunt­ing­don, PA 16652

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