Mount Ayr Record-News
Mount Ayr, Ringgold County, Iowa
Thursday, July 31, 2008
OBITUARY ~ EDWARD DeFEO, M.D.
Edward DeFEO, MD, 1258 Hawthorne Road [Schenectady, New York], husband of Helen HOBBS DeFEO (who was born and raised in the Mount Ayr, Iowa
area), died Thursday, June 26, 2008, at Ellis Hospital in Schenectady, New York. After receiving a degree in medicine
from Saint Louis Univeristy School of Medicine in 1944, he served in the U.S. Army Air Corps in the Philippine Island
as a captain. He then completed his medical internship and radiology residency at Ellis Hospital. He was the first
radiologist employed by Saint Clare's Hospital in Schenectady, New York. He was an attending radiologist and chief of
radiology at Ellis Hospital from 1954 to 1986. Dr. DeFEO was the founder and first president of the Notheastern New
York Radiology Society and founder/past-president of the Schenectady Radiologist, PC. He had published numerous
articles in medical journals throughout his career.
His wife of 59 years, Helen (HOBBS) DeFEO; two sons, Brian DeFEO
(Lona) of Middleburgh, New York and Timothy DeFEO of Boston, Massachusetts and one grandson, Kyle DeFEO of Albany, New
York, survive him.
Services are scheduled for Saturday, August 9, at 2 p.m. at the Baxter-Andrew Funeral Home,
1867 State Street, Schenectady, New York.
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