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Edward J. "Ed" McNamara
1918 - 2011

Edward J. “Ed” McNamara, 93, of Lancaster, died Saturday, Dec. 24, 2011 at Grant Regional Health Center in Lancaster. Services will be at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 29 at St. Clement Catholic Church, Lancaster, with Rev. Greg Lucey, S.J. and Rev. William Seipp officiating.  Burial with military honors will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Bloomington. The Schwartz Funeral Home in Lancaster is assisting the family. In lieu of flowers or other items of tribute, an Edward J. McNamara Memorial Fund has been established. Online condolences may be left for the family at

See complete obituary in the Thursday, Dec. 29, 2011 issue of the Grant County Herald Independent