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Edward Snyder Preisedanz

AGE: 91 • Lititz, PA, formerly of Wilmington

Edward Snyder Preisendanz, 91, of Lititz, PA and formerly of Wilmington, DE, passed away on Thursday, June 23, 2016 at Luther Acres.

He was the husband of Jeanne Hutton Preisendanz, with whom he would have celebrated 68 years of marriage on June 26th. Born in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late Edward W. and Mabel Snyder Preisendanz.

Edward had worked as a mechanical engineer in the consulting and engineering division for the A.I. DuPont Co. for 36 years. He had been the past president of the American Society of Professional Engineers and served as a mentor of the test board.

A man of faith, he was an active member of the Lititz Moravian Church, where he played trombone with the Trombone Choir, and was very involved in the settling of refugees from Burma / Myanmar in the area. He enjoyed bird watching, camping and travel with his family, served as a leader with the Boy Scouts of America, and enjoyed woodworking at Luther Acres. He had a great sense of humor and loved to spend time with his grandchildren and great grandchildren.

In addition to his wife, Jeanne, he is survived by his children: Edward H. husband of Heidi of Wilmington, Rev. David M. of Elmira, NY, and Nancy Preisendanz, partner of Cristi Hawk of Iowa City, IA; his 6 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his son, J. Daniel who passed away in 2005.

Friends will be received at the Eshbach Parlor of Lititz Moravian Church, 8 Church Square, Lititz, PA 17543 on Thursday, June 30, 2016 from 10-11AM, with the Funeral Service to be held in the church at 11AM. Interment in the church cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please make contributions in Edward's memory to the Lititz Moravian Church at the above address or to LutherCare, 600 E. Main St., Lititz, PA 17543. To send an online condolence, please visit
Published in The News Journal on June 26, 2016
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