Edward Samuel Akkaway

Akkaway, Edward Samuel age 73 of Parsippany at rest in Saddle River on October 25, 2017. Beloved husband of Frances Akkaway of Parsippany. Loving father of Edward Akkaway and his wife Melissa of Malibu, CA and Daniel Akkaway and his wife Jennifer of Ho-ho-kus. Adoring grandfather of Sofia, Jack, Julian, and Ford Akkaway. Survived by Tracy and her children Michael, Joseph, and Alyssa. Loving brother of Paul Akkaway and Rose Gadgzis. Born in Paterson, where he lived for 19 years before moving to Parsippany. He was a Marine Corps Purple Heart Veteran having served in the Vietnam War. He was also an Electrician for IBEW Local #102, Parsippany. Mr. Akkaway was a member of the John Raad Post American Legion, Paterson and IBEW Local #102, Parsippany. He was also a member of Sacred Heart Church Parish Council, Little Falls. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral from the Festa Memorial Funeral Home, 111 Union Blvd, Totowa, on Tuesday at 9:30 AM. Funeral Mass to follow at Sacred Heart Armenian Catholic Church, Little Falls at 10:00 AM. Entombment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery Mausoleum, Totowa. Friends may visit Monday 4:00-8:00 PM. In lieu of flowers, donations to Sacred Heart Armenian Catholic Church, 155 Long Hill Road, Little Falls, NJ 07424 would be appreciated.