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