MCpl Joseph Edwin “Ed” Achorn, CD (Ret’d)
We regret to advise of the death of Master Corporal Joseph Edwin “Ed” Achorn, CD (Ret’d) on 13 May 2003 at the Saint John, NB Regional Hospital.
Ed was born in Glen William, PE. He joined the Canadian Army as a Field Engineer and served in Korea with 57th Indendent Field Squadron. In his 35-year career, he served in Canada, Japan and the USA. He took part in the Atomic Bomb testing in Nevada in 1954. After retiring from the Army he served as a civilian for the Department of National Defence. Ed was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #53 in Baddeck NS, the Atlantic Retired Sappers, Atlantic Korean Veterans, and the National Defence Retired Civil Service Workers.
Visitation will take place on 14 and 15 May at 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 PM. A funeral will be held on 16 May at 11:00 AM at Brenan's Funeral Home Chapel with interment at Ocean View Memorial Gardens, Saint John. Donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of New Brunswick.