Edward Lobel, 73, died on June 22nd after a short illness. Raised in Fresh Meadows, Queens, NYC, Ed graduated from Long Island University and spent a long career in the garment industry both in NYC and Massachusetts.
Ed married his childhood sweetheart, Barbara, of Bayside, New York, in August, 1970 and they raised their three children: Jonathan Lobel, Jason Lobel, and Rebecca Lobel-Gawecki, in Marlboro, MA, where they lived for 24 years, before moving back to NYC and then to Holt, Michigan.
Ed is survived by his adored grandchildren, Ilanah Lobel-Torres; and Jake, Zac, and Sofia Gawecki. He also will be missed by his brothers Michael and Steven, as well as many nieces, nephews and long time friends.
There will be a graveside funeral, on June 26th at Evergreen Cemetery, section P at 11:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers and gifts, the family asks that donations be made in Ed’s name to Kehillat Israel, 2014 Forest Rd, Lansing, MI 48910, which has provided loving care during this stressful time.