WARWICK, R.I. – Edward B. Weinstein died Jan. 31 at Kent Hospital, Warwick. He was the beloved husband of Frances Weinstein for 70 years. A native of Babylon, New York, he was a son of the late Mike and Frances Weinstein. He resided in Warwick 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.
He was the devoted father of Vic Weinstein and his wife, Randi, of Charleston, South Carolina, Jane Weinstein and her partner, Linda Meyer, of Portland, Maine, Rob Weinstein and his wife, Claudia Bemis, of Branford, Connecticut, and Dan Weinstein and his wife, Pam Grocer, of East Greenwich. He was the loving grandfather of Ben, Carrie, Molly, Jeff and Seth. He was great-grandfather to Gwendolyn and Avery. He was the brother of the late Leonard Weinstein.
The family is grateful to Will Jameson for the friendship and care he provided to Ed.
Contributions in his memory may be made to the Guide Dog Foundation for the Blind, 311 East Jericho Tpk., Smithtown, NY 11787-2976.