Thank you for helping us with your prayers and Tehillim. With everyone's help we completed ספר תהילים twice in the past 5 days. Ed was נפטר today, early yesterday morning. May his soul be elevated in the merit of all the prayers and tehillim said on his behalf.
Ed was kind, generous, decent, intelligent, good humored, and always a pleasure to visit with. While he was still working full-time, Ed was able to indulge in his love of history, earning a master's degree in History at Rutgers. I want to share this story by one of his grandsons: "I was just remembering when we got your new computer and you were Skype-ing Margaret for the first time, and invited Grandpa to come say hi. He looked right into the camera, said "What hath Gd wrought?" and walked away. We all looked at each other puzzled, but I had just written my 7th grade history report on Samuel Morse, and knew that was the first message ever sent by telegraph. I went over to Grandpa, told him I was onto him, and he simply grinned mischievously. He was full of subtle surprises."
May his נשמה have an עליה בזכות כל התהילים והתפילות and may his memory always be for a blessing.