Edward R. “Eddie” Verardi, 42, of Springfield, died at 10:30 a.m., on Saturday, August 13, 2011 at St. John’s Hospital. He was born November 28, 1968 in Springfield to Edward J. and Theresa Parnell Verardi. He married Nichole A. “Coey” Steinkuehler on September 9, 2010.
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandma, Frances Parnell and his paternal grandparents, Alio and Catherine Verardi.
He is survived by his wife, Nichole; one step-daughter Natalie Steinkuehler; his father Edward J. Verardi; his mother Theresa (companion, Chuck Darning) Verardi; one sister, Tina (companion Patrick Davis ) Verardi; one brother, Allen (fiance’ Raenell Dombroski) Verardi and maternal grandpa, George Parnell, Sr., all of Springfield, several aunts, uncles, seven nieces, one nephew and several cousins.
Eddie worked for Henson Robinson Company for 20 years as a roofer. He was of the Catholic Faith and also attended Eastview Baptist Church. He was an avid hunter, fisherman, NASCAR and Cardinal fan. Eddie was a member of Roofing Local 112 for 22 years. He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends and was a very caring person.
Visitation: 4-7 p.m., Wednesday, August 17, 2011 at Staab Funeral Home.
Funeral Service: 11:00 a.m., Thursday, August 18, 2011 at Staab Funeral Home with Reverend Tom Donovan officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the family of Edward Verardi.