Jun 20, 1929 – Sep 12, 2017 (Age 88)


WINDSOR--Edith. The New Jewish Home mourns the loss of Edie Windsor, a civil rights hero. At the age of 81, Edie challenged the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act. Her lawsuit led the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn the law in 2013, and helped pave the way for marriage equality. We...

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We loved you. May you and Thea be dancing forever. Thank you for fighting and winning. Love is sent to the family. And may you travel freely together. We I thank you

Thank you Edie, for all you've done to advance equality for all.
Chris Watenpool and Kate Cervone.

I would like to express my deepest condolences to the family for their loss. I hope you find comfort and help in God during this time of sorrow.

An important pioneer figure in our history.
Thank you Edith for all you have done.


An icon and heroine who will live on in the hearts of every single lesbian woman and gay man who could only dream of wedding their heart of hearts and love of their lives...until Edie's courage and spunk opened the door for us all! There are no words sufficient enough to express our gratitude. Thank you, Edie. May you and Thea be dancing in the grand ballroom of heaven!!!

Everyone was made to feel special, a hug, kiss, or touch. Amazing woman forever to be respected and missed.

Thank you for paving the way. Your strength and fortitude did what most only dream of doing.
You did it.
Now you'll be with your love again, I chose to believe that.
Hopefully some day, I'll be with mine...