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John Edwin Carlson, Jr.

February 13, 1925 — July 5, 2016

John “Ed” Carlson, Jr., 91, of Cleveland passed away Tuesday, July 5, 2016 at his home.  He was a parishioner at St. Therese of Lisieux Catholic Church.  Mr. Carlson was a veteran of the United States Army, where he served in World War II.  He was a retired federal employee of the U.S. Government, where he served as a communications officer on Naval ships.


He was preceded in death by his first wife, Helen Cassidy Cameron Carlson; parents, John and Lucy Condon Carlson and two brothers and one sister.


Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth Carlson of Cleveland; many children of choice; several grandchildren of choice and several great-grandchildren.


Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, July 8, 2016 at St. Therese of Lisieux Catholic Church with Father Mike Nolan presiding.  Interment will be on Monday, July 11, 2016 at 10:30 a.m. in Chattanooga National Cemetery with military honors.


His family will receive friends on Friday from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. at the church prior to the service.


Fike –Randolph and Son Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.


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Friday, July 8, 2016

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

St. Therese of Lisieux Catholic Church

900 Clingan Ridge Drive Northwest, Cleveland, TN 37312

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