EDELMAN--George, age 93, of Schroon Lake, NY and Pompano Beach, FL, formerly of Great Neck, NY. Beloved husband of the late Beatrice; proud and loving father of Richard and Sara Edelman, Laurie Edelman, and Jamie and Mark Pollack; adoring grandfather of Jessica Pollack, Alison and A.J. Elbert, Max and Jill Edelman, and Aimee Anker; "Zaide George" to his beautiful great-grandchildren, Dexter and Samantha Edelman and Angelina Anker; devoted uncle to Jonathan Prenner and Stacey Prenner Harel and their families; treasured cousin to Sylvia and David Posner, Rachel Posner Warshauer and Raphael Posner and their families, and the Ingber, Fuks and Scheiner families, cherished friend to so many. He was a life-long educator and the Director of Camp Idylwold, who quietly mentored and guided his students, campers and counselors; a veteran of World War II; and a grateful alumnus of Brooklyn College, where he served on the Board of the Brooklyn College Alumni Association. Funeral Service Sunday, May 18, 11:30am at Frank E. Campbell Funeral Chapel at 1076 Madison Ave at 81st St.
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Published in The New York Times on May 17, 2014