Formerly of Middletown, N.Y.

Edward Wilson Liska of Wilmington, N.C., and formerly of Middletown, died Friday, May 25, 2007 at Britthaven of Northchase.

He was born on November 3, 1921 in Poughkeepsie, the son of the late Charles and Margaret DuBoise Liska.

Mr. Liska was a veteran of the U.S. Navy having served aboard the USS Bainbridge. He spent 22 years as a fireman at Stuart Air Force Base and West Point. He was also a member of the American Legion Post 10 in Wilmington.

Surviving is his wife of 63 years Mary Helen Liska; three children, Roberta Hardy, Debbie Hackett, and Jill Costelloe; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Remembered is his sister, Dorothy Liska Gould who proceeded him in death.

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