Edward F. Mayo, 83, a longtime resident of Stoughton, died Tuesday, June 8, 2021, peacefully at home surrounded by his family. He was the husband of the late Mary A. (Mahoney) Mayo. Born in Boston, he was raised and educated in Canton and was a graduate of Boston Trade School. He was the founder of Mayo Electric in Stoughton and worked as a Master Electrician for many years, retiring several years ago. During the 1970's he worked on the Alaska Pipeline and developed a hobby of panning for gold. Ed was a longtime winter resident of Tavernier Key, FL. He was a member of the Sons of Italy in Stoughton, the Elks Club in Florida and the Gold Prospector's Association of Massachusetts. He was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed camping, hunting and fishing. He loved dogs, and in his free time, enjoyed spending time with his beloved family.
Ed was the father of Lynne M. Andrews and her companion Michael Doyle of Canton, Mary Jo Gaffney and her husband Joseph of Stoughton, Suzanne M. Eagles and her husband Scott of Canton and the late Edward F. Mayo, Jr. and William E. Mayo, who died just prior to his father, on June 5, 2021. He was the brother of Clifford and Richard Mayo, both of Stoughton, Arthur of Canton and the late Robert Mayo and Maureen Ciannavei. He was the grandfather of 9, the great grandfather of 6 and is also survived by several nieces and nephews.
Visiting hours for Edward and his son Billy will be held concurrently on Tuesday, June 15, from 4-7 PM. Graveside Services will be held Wednesday, June 16 at 10AM at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Stoughton. Donations in Ed's memory may be made to the Joslin Diabetes Center, 1 Joslin Pl., Boston, 02215.