Riverview Funeral Home

Obituary for Edward Newman

Born: Brooklyn, NY
Lived: West Palm Beach

Edward ď BearĒ Newman, age 87, of West Palm Beach, FL entered into rest on Thursday April 12, 2018 in his home with his devoted wife Deborah C. Newman and his loving daughter Lisa Newman by his side.
Mr. Newman was born in Brooklyn, NY on August 1, 1930 son of the late Lawrence and Gussie (Suwalsky) Newman.
Ed was an enterprising person with the spirit of a true entrepreneur . He reinvented himself many times to support his family, and had a keen business sense. He was a successful insurance agency owner from the 1960ís to 1980ís. Ed later ran a successful carwash company for many years. He was proud of his mustache and full head of hair, and was a Disney enthusiast whose favorite character was Goofy
Ed was a lifelong golfer who appreciated a good round of golf, and the camaraderie of the 19th Hole
He is the beloved father of Cathy Rzeszutek and her husband Joe, Douglas Newman, Lisa Newman, and Geoffrey Mosher and his wife Rosanne Ricchezza. He his the loving brother of Sheila Tishler, and the loving grandfather of Paige, Jacob, Jared, Ana, and Raina. He also leaves many cousins and good friends..
A graveside service was held on April 16, 2018 at The Temple Shalom Cemetery Norwalk.
A celebration of Edís Life will be held on Thursday April 19, 2018 at 1:30 PM at Temple Judea, Hood Road Palm Beach Gardens, FL.
Memorial contributions in lieu of flowers may be made to Trustbridge Hospice 5300 East Ave. West Palm Beach, FL 33407. Offer condolences to his family at www.riverveiwfh.com Riverview Funeral Home 390 River Road Shelton has been entrusted with his arrangements.