Ernest "Ed" Mize

Jun 3 1938
Jun 4 2018
80 Years
Cochranville, Pennyslvania

Ernest “Ed” Mize, 80, of Cochranville passed away on Monday, June 4, 2018 at his home. He was the beloved husband of Deborah Mize with whom he shared 33 years of marriage. Born in Smyth County, Virginia he was the son of the late Milton Mize and Lessie Townsend.

Ed was a graduate of Scott Senior High School and went on to attend The Municipal Police Academy at Delaware County Community College.

Ed had served in law enforcement since 1969, working full time for Kennett Square Police Department for 20 of those years. He was a former member of The Fraternal Order of Police. He was an avid gun collector, enjoyed fishing, and had an affection for Springer Spaniels.  

He is survived in addition to his wife by two children: Brian Mize of Cochranville and Kimberly Mize of Atglen; six siblings, Wanda Mize and husband Robert (Funderwhite) of Downingtown, Joyce Plank of Coatesville, Bonnie Moran and husband Robert of North East, Maryland, Susan Wilson and husband Burnett of Coatesville, Milton Mize Jr and wife Susan of Downingtown, and Gina Simmons Johnson and husband Larry of Elverson; five grandchildren Heather, Michael, Skylar, Damien, and Gavin; 3 great Grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his daughter Toni Lynn Mize Klems and sister Joann Gregg.

Funeral Services will be held on Friday June 8, 2018 at 11 AM from the Wilde Funeral Home, 434 Main St, Parkesburg, PA, 19365. A viewing will take place from 10 AM until the start of the service. Interment will take place at Cochranville United Methodist Cemetery directly following the service.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Wilde Funeral Home of Parkesburg, Online Condolences can be posted at

Service Date: 
Jun 8 2018 - 11:00am
Service Location: 
Wilde Funeral Home, 434 Main St, Parkesburg, PA, 19365


Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.  With our deepest sympathy and love,  Jim, Becky, Corrie , and Chris

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We are very sorry for your loss. Sincerely, your neighbors- Pat & Mike Johnson

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Dear Deb and all of the Mize Family for your Lose of a Dear good friend i will miss him and he will be missed 


RIP Ed Mize 

Your Good Friend M.Ruoss Sr 

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Debbie and family,  

So sorry to hear of Ed's passing.  Please know you are being lifted up in prayer and I trust you have many good memories that will help you through this difficult time.  You are to be commended, as Ed was a blessed man to have you as his loving, faithful wife and companion for many years.  May you and your family be comforted by God, and may He give you peace that transcends all our understanding.

Sincere Condolences,

Wanda and Ben Quintana


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Dear Deb and family: I am so sorry to hear of the passing of Ed. May God keep you and bless you through this difficult time. You are in my thoughts and prayers~




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