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“What a shock to hear of Ed's passing. Ed was one of the most loyal, dependable, respectful people I have ever known. That time began in 1973. In the...Read More »
1 of 14 | Posted by: Louis Chin - Scituate, MA

“Kaitlin, Lisa and I are sending you and your family our deepest condolences and we hope that the strength and love of your family and friends will...Read More »
2 of 14 | Posted by: Richard & LIsa Breed - boston, MA

“My condolences to the family. He will be deeply missed. ”
3 of 14 | Posted by: Brian Wolf - CT

“We are sharing your sadness and loss. Ed was a wonderful person and a carrying friend to us. We will always remember the huge Italian cream cake he...Read More »
4 of 14 | Posted by: Beata Orson - CT - Friend

“So sorry for your loss. Prayers, comfort, healing, strength and Love is wished to all of you. You have a beautiful family with two lovely daughters. ”
5 of 14 | Posted by: Barbara Darling - Belmont, MA

“May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief. ”
6 of 14 | Posted by: A friend

“Dear Kathy, Kaitlin, and Keara,I have fond memories of Ed over the past 20 years that I will cherish forever. You will continue to be in my prayers...Read More »
7 of 14 | Posted by: Emily Barker - Dedham, MA

“Kathy Kaitlin and Keara my heart breaks for you and anyone's life your beautiful family has touched. He was a beautiful man and I always loved seeing...Read More »
8 of 14 | Posted by: Debbie Pinzone - Waltham, MA

“I worked with Ed in various projects at Algonquin Gas. He was always very professional, respectful and kind. He will be; I always admired Him. to Mrs...Read More »
9 of 14 | Posted by: A friend

“I am very sorry to hear of ed's passing. I enjoyed working with and talking with him. We had many interesting conversations about books. My deepest...Read More »
10 of 14 | Posted by: Judith Fava-houle - Lunenburg, MA

“I worked with Ed at Iroquois Gas. We still kept in touch after we were both laid off a few years back. I will miss our monthly emails and texts...Read More »
11 of 14 | Posted by: Patti Smith - Friend

“I enjoyed working with Ed at Kleinfelder; he was in early so that always gave us a quick chance to catch up over a cup of coffee. He was a great guy...Read More »
12 of 14 | Posted by: Julie Cabral - Cambridge, MA

“Very sorry to hear of the passing of Mr. Ambrogio. A good man. My condolences to his family. ”
13 of 14 | Posted by: Peter Cecconi - Lowvilee, NY

“Rama and I, are truly sorry to hear of the loss of our dearly departed Ed. Please accept our condolences and may our prayers help comfort you and...Read More »
14 of 14 | Posted by: A friend


Watertown – Mr. Edward P. Ambrogio, of Watertown, died Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at his home. He was 69.

Ed was born in Newton on August 29, 1948, a son of the late Charles and Caroline (Zani) Ambrogio. He was raised in Natick and graduated from Natick High School. Ed was a proud graduate of Northeastern University in Boston where he earned his Bachelor's and Master's degrees in electrical engineering. He later achieved an MBA at Bentley College in Waltham.

He worked his entire career as an electrical engineer working on various energy pipeline transmission projects. Most recently he worked with Kleinfelder, a Cambridge consulting firm, and before that for Iroquois Energy and Algonquin Power.

In July, 1977 Ed married Kathleen Griffin in Our Lady Comforter of the Afflicted Church in Waltham and later the same year the couple became lifelong Watertown residents.

A man of many and varied interests Ed was a fan of the Wolverhampton Wanderers Football Club, an English soccer team; he was a member of the Scottish Terrier Club of New England and had a keen interest in antique cars of all types. Visits to the Larz Anderson Auto Museum in Brookline and to the Owls Head Transportation Museum in Maine were always fun destinations.

Ed cherished time spent with his family and last summer had the trip of a lifetime with them to the land of his roots, Italy. Visits to Rome, Venice, Florence, Tuscany and Assisi were among many places visited. A few months later, and despite his illness, he had the privilege of walking his daughter, Keara, down the aisle at Our Lady's on her wedding day.

In addition to his wife of forty years, Kathleen, he leaves his children, Kaitlin G. Ambrogio of Boston and Keara G. Ambrogio and her husband, Michael T. Walton, of Brighton and his sister and brothers, Dorothy Ambrogio of Natick, Charles Ambrogio of Newmarket, New Hampshire and Frank Ambrogio of Ashland.

Family and friends will honor and remember Ed's life by gathering for calling hours in The Joyce Funeral Home, 245 Main Street (Rte. 20), Waltham on Monday, February 5th from 4 to 8 p.m. and again at 10 a.m. on Tuesday morning before leaving in procession to Our Lady Comforter of the Afflicted Church, 880 Trapelo Road, Waltham where his Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Burial will follow in Saint Mary's Cemetery, Needham.

Memorial donations may be made to the Hale Pancreatic Research Foundation, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, P.O. Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284.