Edwin D. Tenney, 83, of Cornwall died Saturday, May 8, 2021, in Cornwall Manor. He was the husband of Bonnie Cunningham Tenney with whom he celebrated their 58th wedding anniversary.
Born in Pittsburgh on July 18, 1937, he was the son of the late Harry W. and Lida Baldrige Tenney. He was employed as a chemical engineer for Buell Environmental and was responsible for the air quality of oil refining around the world.
Ed was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam Era and a 1959 graduate of Worcester Polytechnic Institute. He was a member of St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church in Lebanon for 57 years, where he served as an Elder and Trustee. He was also a long-standing member of The Rotary Club, and a Boy Scout Leader having been both an Eagle Scout and a Silver Beaver. Bonnie and Ed enjoyed going on cruises together, including a world cruise. Ed’s favorite hobbies were making wine as an original member of the Lebanon Valley Wine Club, and baking much-loved cookies for his children and grandchildren.
Surviving in addition to his wife, is a son Douglas, husband of Gail Tenney, of North Reading, MA, two daughters, Laura Tenney wife of Les Chernauskas, of Westford, MA, Karin Tenney-Helfrich wife of Eugene Helfrich, of Dover, NH, six grandchildren, a brother, David Tenney, of Florida, and a sister, Dr. Barbara Tenney, of Delaware. He was preceded in death by an older brother, Harry Tenney.
Memorial services will be held on Saturday, May 22, 2021, at 2:00 p.m. at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 600 S. 12th Street, Lebanon, PA 17042. No viewing or visitations will be held. Interment will be held privately at Fort Indiantown Gap National Cemetery. Contributions may be made to his Church in his memory.
Kreamer Funeral Home and Crematory, Annville is in charge of the arrangements.