Speitel, Edmond C. Sr., P.E., P.P., - age 61, of Ocean City, passed away unexpectedly in his sleep on the morning of September 11, 2017. Born in Philadelphia, PA, Ed made his home in Ocean City, NJ and took an active role in his community. Ed graduated from Bishop Eustace Prep in 1973 and went on to earn degrees from Drexel University in 1978 (Bachelors - Civil Engineering) and 1982 (Masters - Engineering Management). Specializing in land planning and engineering, Ed founded Speitel & Speitel, Inc. in 1988 and was well respected in his field. Ed was a faith-filled man and active member of St. Damien's parish in Ocean City, NJ, serving on the church advisory board. He was a long time usher. Ed served Ocean City as a dedicated Board Member for the Ocean City Housing Authority. Ed is survived by his devoted wife of 40 years, Diane nee (Marcelis), his beloved children: Edmond and daughter-in-law Clare; and Leanne Anderson and son-in-law Gary, his brother: Gerald, his mother: Rosemarie, and his adoring grandchildren: Cannon, Hunter, Christian and Madison. Ed was a friend to all and will be sorely missed. Ed lived, loved and laughed. Family and friends may call at St. Frances Cabrini RC Church of St. Damien Parish, 114 Atlantic Ave in Ocean City on Friday, September 22 from 5-8pm and on Saturday, September 23 from 9-11am with mass to follow. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made in memory of Ed to: Catholic Partnership Schools, 808 Market Street, Camden, NJ 08102. For condolences to the family, visit www.godfreyfuneralhome.com.

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