Edward M. Schwarzkopf, 71, of Bridgewater
passed away Tuesday, May 22, 2012.
Edward is survived by his devoted wife of 47
years, Elaine; his daughter Laura (Tony) Iandiorio of Florham Park; his son, Robert Schwarzkopf of Cranford; five grandchildren, Amy, Samuel, Evan, Benjamin, and Jonathan; his sister Peg Chludzinski of Westmont, IL, his nephews Michael (Jennifer) and Richard (Denise), and their children, Maddie, Jack, and Mason.
He is the son of the late Rita and Roy Schwarzkopf of Jamesburg, NJ. Ed was a professor at Middlesex County College, where he helped form the Mechanical Engineering Technology department and taught for 25 years. He received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Metallurgy from Brooklyn Polytech and was active in the ROTC and Pershing Rifles. He graduated Brooklyn Tech High School in 1958 and was born and raised in Richmond Hill, NY.
Ed shared his big heart and quick wit with
all those he encountered. He showed grace and dignity, living with multiple sclerosis for 47 years.
Donations in Ed’s honor may be made to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, 246
Monmouth Road, Oakhurst, NJ 07755
Friends are invited to visit from 2 – 4 p.m.
and 7 – 9 p.m. on Friday, May 25 at Cusick Funeral Home, Somerville. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 9:30am on Saturday, May 26 at the Immaculate Conception Church in Somerville. Interment will follow at Somerset Hills Memorial Park, Basking Ridge.