Edward B. Weinstein

DATELINE: WARWICK, RI

Weinstein, Edward B., 93, died Friday, January 31, 2020 at Kent Hospital, Warwick, RI. He was the beloved husband of Frances Weinstein for 70 years. A native of Babylon, NY, he was a son of the late Mike and Frances Weinstein. He resided in Warwick, RI since 2013. The retired proprietor of Harwein Feed & Fuel. Ed was active in the Babylon Lions Club, serving in various leadership positions including president. His service to others was recognized with a Melvin Jones Fellowship Award, Lions International’s highest honor. He served the Lions Eye Bank of Long Island for many years, delivering over 250 corneas. Ed was an avid sailor and gardener, known for his love of cherry tomatoes and dahlias. He was a proponent of solar energy and a conservationist.

Ed will be remembered as a happy family man, who through his friendly disposition, generous and kind heart, and ability to make others laugh, brought joy into the lives of everyone he knew.

Devoted father of Vic Weinstein and his wife, Randi, of Charleston, SC, Jane Weinstein and her partner, Linda Meyer, of Portland, ME, Rob Weinstein and his wife, Claudia Bemis, of Branford, CT, and Dan Weinstein and his wife, Pam Grocer, of East Greenwich, RI. Loving grandfather of Ben, Carrie, Molly, Jeff, and Seth. Great grandfather to Gwendolyn and Avery. Brother of the late Leonard Weinstein.

The family is grateful to Will Jameson for the friendship and care he provided to Ed.

Private funeral services will be held Tuesday, February 4th . In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to the Guide Dog Foundation for the Blind, 311 East Jericho Tpk., Smithtown, NY 11787-2976.  Shiva will be private.

3 Comments

  1. Mary Monaco
    Feb 5, 2020

    Rob So sorry to hear of your dad’s passing My sincere condolences to you ,Claudia and your family Mary Monaco

  2. Barbara
    Feb 18, 2020

    My sincere condolences to Ed’s family.
    I was a private aid at Tamarisk and spoke to Ed every day, he was a very special person and will be dearly missed.

  3. CarolynGutmann
    Feb 19, 2020

    A old friend from Babylon, New York of both Ed and his wife,
    Fran. I do remember his red socks and enjoying his friendship over the years with my Leonard. Memories, and my sympathy
    to all his family, especially Fran.

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