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Robert Edelman

May 10, 1934 — January 3, 2015

Robert Edelman, a longtime resident of Napanoch, NY passed away on Saturday, January 3, 2015 at the Orange Regional Medical Center. He was 80 years old. Robert was born on May 10, 1934 in Fosterdale, NY; the son of the late Cora and George Edelman Sr.

 

Robert had attended the Ellenville Central Schools and graduated in 1952. Following graduation he enlisted in the United States Air Force and was honorable discharged in 1956. He furthered his education at the State University at Brockport where he received a BS and MS in education. Robert taught at the Ellenville Central Schools for 27 years retiring in 1995. He was the former Athletic Director as well as the Boys Basketball Coach during his tenancy. Robert was an active member of the Ellenville Elks Lodge. He will be remembered for his generosity and selflessness.

 

Robert is survived by his grandson, Jon Evans; his sister, Kathryn Edelman; his angelic companion and friend, Valerie Goetschius and several nieces and nephews.

 

Mr. Edelman was predeceased by his wife Mary Edelman, his daughter Alison Edelman and his brothers George and Bruce Edelman.

 

Visiting will be held on Wednesday, January 7th from 2-4 and 7-9 at Loucks Funeral Home, 79 N. Main St., Ellenville. There will be an Elk’s service beginning at 8pm at the funeral home. Inurnment will be held at Fantinekill Cemetery on a later date.

 

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in Robert’s name to a charity of one’s choice.

 

 

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