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Mr. Edward Charles   "Beatle Ed" Wittel

Obituary for Mr. Edward Charles "Beatle Ed" Wittel

October 11, 1962 - March 20, 2021
Westfield, New Jersey | Age 58

Loving Son, Brother, and Uncle


Edward Charles Wittel, 58, of Westfield, died on Saturday March 20, 2021.
Ed, known to many as "Beatle Ed" loved nothing more than bringing joy to others through music. Along with his band YesterdayAndToday Ed brought the music of the Beatles, as well as his unmatched humor and wit to crowds and packed bars across the NY/NJ area. Born on October 11th, 1962, he was preceded in death by his mother Madge Eleanor Wittlel. He is survived by his father Ed Wittel Sr. and brother Keith, sister-in-law Claudia, and nieces Lauren and Julia and nephew Luke, Ed succumbed after a long and difficult battle with cancer. Ed's visitation will be Friday March 26th from 5:00-8:00PM and Saturday March 27th from 9:30-11AM at Gray Funeral Home, 318 E. Broad St. Westfield, where Ed's service will be livestreamed from 10am-11am Saturday, by going to this link: Interment will follow at 11:30AM Saturday at Hollywood Memorial Park, Union. Please go to: to offer condolences. A talent and spirit enjoyed by many, Ed was a loving and generous man, and will be dearly missed by all those who knew him. His life was truly counted by his friends and not his years; counted by smiles, not in tears.

The virtual portion of Ed's service can be viewed from 10:00-11:00AM Saturday March 27th by clicking this link:

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318 E. Broad Street
Westfield, NJ 07090
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