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Edward Gritz


1943 - 2019
Edward Gritz Obituary
Edward Gritz

Valley Cottage - Edward Gritz of Valley Cottage, NY, 76 years old, passed away peacefully on July 9, 2019. Edward was a lifelong resident of New York, living both in the Bronx and Valley Cottage. He was born on January 22, 1943, to William and Rita Gritz. He attended Columbus High School in the Bronx. He married his childhood sweetheart and love of his life, Lucille Leone, in 1966. He was a routeman for El Diario and a proud member of the Newspaper and Mail Deliverers' Union for 40 years. He enjoyed gardening and was an avid train collector and frequent patron of Disney World. He was a faithful Ranger and Met fan but his greatest joys came from his family, especially his loving grandchildren. He is survived by his daughters Christine and Tara, Linda and son-in-law Raymond, and Jennifer and son-in-law Christopher; and the prides and joys of his life, his grandchildren, Michael, Dillon, Kaylee, Abigail, Thomas, and Samantha. He was predeceased by his loving wife Lucille. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

Family will receive friends on Thursday from 7-9 and Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 at Higgins Funeral Home in Congers, NY. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday at 10 at St. Paul's Church, Congers, followed by interment at Gethsemane Cemetery, Congers, NY.
Published in the The Journal News on July 11, 2019
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