Edward Streeter, Jr., enjoyed cars, music

Edward “Ted” Streeter, Jr., died Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at 92 years old at his home in Redding, CT.  Ted was born on June 21, 1922 to Edward and Charlotte (Warren) Streeter in Great Neck, NY and was the second of 4 children.  As the son of an author, Ted figured into the inspiration of many of Edward Streeter’s titles, including Father of the Bride.

A WWII veteran, Ted served in the 10th Mountain Division of the Armed Forces in Italy. He married Barbara Wood in 1953 in New York City. They lived in NYC until 1964 and then moved out to his beloved little house on the hill in Laurel Hollow, NY.

After a long career in sales, Ted retired from Hedwin Corporation in 1987. His passions included music, cars, the stock market and a love of everything outdoors especially when it involved family and dogs.

Ted is survived by his daughter, Claire (Streeter) Carlson of Ridgefield, CT; grandchildren, Brian, Sarah, Sam, Claire, Jack and Annie as well as many adored nieces, nephews and in-laws. He is predeceased by his wife, Barbara and his son, Edward “Dan” Daniel.

There will be a private memorial celebration, details being determined.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent to North Shore Animal League, 16 Lewyt Street, Port Washington, NY 11050.