Edward Winslow, 88, of Oakland, died on February 13, 2013, in the home he built. Born in Atlantic City, New Jersey, the second of three children, and raised in the Bronx, New York. He served in the U.S. Army during WWII and the Korean War, and left the service as a 1st Lieutenant to pursue a career as a teacher. He Graduated Doctor of Philosophy from New York University in 1974, and retired in 1987, after 31 years teaching English at Mahwah H.S. He is survived by his wife, Joan, of 55 years, three children, Hilary Messina of Milford, PA, Melody Warr of Mahwah, NJ, and Christopher Warr of Draper, UT, nine grandchildren, and ten great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his son Gregory Warr of Vero Beach, FL. Edward was a parishioner and Eucharistic minister at Our Lady of Perpetual Help in Oakland. Services will be held at Our Lady of Perpetual Help on Saturday, February 23rd at 11 AM.
Published in The Record/Herald News on February 20, 2013