1942 Edward 2021

Edward Cahill

April 16, 1942 — December 16, 2021

Edward T. Cahill, age 79, of Springfield, PA, passed away on December 16, 2021.

Born in Philadelphia, PA, he was the son of the late James and Helen (née Gallagher) Cahill.

Edward was a graduate of West Catholic Boys High School, Class of 1960 and graduate of La Salle University, Class of 1964. Edward was employed for 45 years with Catholic Social Services for the Archdiocese of Philadelphia and held the position of CFO for his last 25 years in their employ.  Edward proudly served his country honorably in the U.S. Navy.  He was also bestowed the honor of Knighthood in 2003 with the Order of St. Gregory the Great.

Edward was an avid runner and a devout Catholic.  He was a CYO track coach at St. Kevin and also coached various sports for Springfield AA.  Edward was an avid fan of LaSalle Basketball and Notre Dame Football.  What brought him the most happiness was spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren, and attending their sporting events!

Edward was the beloved husband of 53 years of Jean T. (née Hughes) Cahill; the loving father of Ed Cahill (Rebekah) and Ryan Cahill (Jamie); the proud grandfather of Ryan, Celeste, Connor, and Makena; and the brother of James Cahill and Joseph Cahill.

Relatives and friends are invited to his Viewing, Wednesday evening, December 22, 2021, 7 – 9 PM at The Donohue Funeral Home, 3300 West Chester Pike, Newtown Square, PA  19073, 610-353-6300 and on Thursday, 10 – 11 AM at Church of St. Kevin, 200 West Sproul Road, Springfield, PA, followed by his Funeral Mass, 11 AM.  Interment SS. Peter & Paul Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, contributions to Catholic Social Services, 222 North 17th Street, Third Floor, Phila., PA  19103, https://cssphiladelphia.org/donate/ .

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Interment

1600 Sproul Road

, Springfield, PA 19064

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Wednesday, December 22, 2021

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