Edward J. Rounds, Sr.

  • Born: December 20, 1930
  • Died: June 5, 2018
  • Location: Burlington, Vermont

Tribute & Message From The Family

Edward J. Rounds Sr. of Burlington passed away Tuesday June 5, 2018 at home, he was 87. Ed was born at home on Hinesburg Rd. in South Burlington on December 20, 1930 to Joseph and Julia Rounds. In 1950 he married Sylvia Rounds and shared these last 67 years together. Ed retired from the South Burlington Highway Department. He also served his community as a volunteer/call Fireman for South Burlington for 20 Years and coached his sons in youth baseball. Ed loved fishing and was multi-talented and loved doing projects for his family and friends. Ed is survived by his wife Sylvia and his children Edward (Debb) Rounds, Gary Rounds and Gayle (Michael) Quimby. He is also survived by his grandchildren Jason (Bobbi Jo) Rounds, Craig Rounds, Cody Rounds, Sammi (Jim) Snyder and Shawn (Lindsie) Barone. He was also Grandpa Jewel to 8 great grandchildren. Ed was predeceased by his parents, his sisters Margaret and Katherine and his brothers Earl and Frankie, he was also predeceased by his grandson Gary L Rounds Jr. The family is thankful for Peggy and Paula and the caring TLC you gave uncle, and Dr. David Ziegelman and his staff for their wonderful care of our dad. A Memorial Service will be held on Friday June 8, 2018 at 12 (noon) at the Ready Funeral Home South Chapel, 261 Shelburne Rd. Burlington. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers please consider donating in Ed's memory to the "Make a Wish" Foundation 431 Pine St. Suite 214 Burlington, VT 05401.

Condolence & Memory Journal

RIP Uncle Eddie, you have left a smile on many faces. You will never be forgotten. Thank you for your kindness throughout the years. Hugs and love to family and friends.

Posted by Brenda Metivier - New Bern, NC - family   June 13, 2018

My sympathies to the Rounds family, I was on the SBFD with Ed and Gary and had great respect and friendship for Ed. Rest in Peace and my God bless and keep the family.

Posted by Wayne Lavertue - Berlin, NH   June 10, 2018

Gary and Family: I was saddened to read of your dads passing. He was very helpful to me during my time working in South Burlington as we interacted on many projects.
My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Posted by Bruce O'Neill - The Villages, FL   June 09, 2018

Gary, and all of you my thoughts are with you, I really liked Him .I remember him in that shirt. I had one just like it! Gary please call when you get a chance.

Posted by Tom Dooley - Parrish, FL   June 08, 2018

Very sorry to hear of Ed's passing.

Gary, many fond memories, and great respect for your Dad. He had a tremendous influence on me as a young man.

He will be sorely missed.

- Rick Wood

Posted by Rick Wood - Colchester, VT   June 08, 2018

Dear Aunt Sylvia, Eddie, Gary

Posted by Mary Leonard - Essex, VT   June 07, 2018

Very sorry to hear Eddie passed away. I enjoyed working with him and can still hear him yelling at me.

Posted by Greg Magnant - South Burlington, VT   June 07, 2018

Gayle and family I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts are with you.

Posted by Cindy Driscoll - Naples, FL   June 07, 2018

Aunt Sylvia, Ed Jr., Gayle, Gary,

So Sorry to hear of Uncle Eddie's passing. Now he is back together with my dad and the others. Cherish all the wonderful memories. Sending love and prayers

Posted by Julia Rounds Kirby - Burlington, VT   June 07, 2018

So sorry to read that Ed passed away. Deepest sympathy to your family. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Posted by Pat Bessette - So. Burlington, VT   June 07, 2018


Aunt Sylvia and Family, we were very saddened to hear about Uncle Eddy's passing but we know now that he is in a better place now and we will miss him very much. Until we meet again. R.I.P. Much Love

Posted by Joe and Peggy Walters - Port Charlotte, FL   June 07, 2018