Edward was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He was an independent C.P.A. After retiring the first time, Edward decided staying at home was not for him. He entered the workforce again with Milwaukee County Family Care, Department of Aging.
Edward and his wife moved to Arizona four years ago. Edward loved to garden, folk dancing, music, the Arizona sunshine and mountains and his companion, “Kitty.”
He is survived by his beloved wife of 37 years, Rita-An Kiely; daughters, Monica Gillman and Susan (Jackie) Gillman; grandson, Martell Laska; and nieces, Carolyn Pistone and Jessica Reynolds.
A remembrance will be held on December 2nd at 4:00 PM at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made in Edward’s name to 4 Paws Rescue, 11129 West Michigan Avenue, Youngtown, Arizona 85363 appreciated.
Goodman-Bensman Whitefish Bay Funeral Home
4750 North Santa Monica Boulevard (414) 964-3111