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MITTELHOLTZ: Edward “Ed” George of Exeter

Posted By Haskett Funeral Homes On October 29, 2018 @ 5:56 PM In Exeter,Obituary | 59 Comments

MITTELHOLTZ: Edward “Ed” George of Exeter

Peacefully, surrounded by family after a brief illness at South Huron Hospital, Exeter. Survived by his loving wife Cecilia (Hogan) Mittelholtz, his children Dan (Jo-Ann) Mittelholtz of St. Thomas, Chris (Darla) Mittelholtz, Jeff Mittelholtz, and Ann Marie (Scott) Raeside all of London. Loving grandfather of Ayla (John), and Kevin (Courtney); Jenna; Tori, and Josh; Abby, and Zack. Beloved great-grandfather of Nyah. Dearly missed brother and brother-in-law of Norbert (Norma) Mittelholtz of Burlington, Ken (Sylvia) Mittelholtz of Zurich, and Sister Carol Mittelholtz C.S.J. of London, Jack (Mary) Hogan of Exeter, Nell McCann of Mount Carmel, Joe (Pauline) Hogan of Exeter, Rita Hogan (Don Smallwood) of Grand Bend, and Marg (Jim) Williamson of London and special cousin Mary Hagan of London. Predeceased by Dolores (Paul) Benanti, Florence Hilburn, Patricia Mittelholtz, and Brother Bob Mittelholtz S.J.. Ed was born in Zurich on October 19, 1932, son of the late Theodore and Elenora (Smith) Mittelholtz. He was a member of Precious Blood Church, Exeter. He owned a construction company in Exeter, loved music and played the saxophone for many bands, including The Syncopators, Desjardine’s Orchestra, Woody and the Main St. Jug Band, and Bodacious.

Visitation will be held at the Haskett Funeral Home, 370 William Street, EXETER on Thursday from 4-7 PM. Prayers will be said in the funeral home at 6:45 PM.  Funeral Mass will be held at Precious Blood Catholic Church, 200 Sanders Street West, Exeter on Friday, November 2nd at 11 AM with Father Len Desjardins presiding. Interment Exeter Cemetery.

For those who wish, donations to Precious Blood Parish Building Fund, or the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.

MITTELHOLTZ: Edward “Ed” George of Exeter

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Condolence from Frank & Janet Winters on October 29th, 2018 6:59 PM

We were so sad to hear that Ed passed away. We will always think of Ed with his shy smile,standing next to Cecile. Know that we are here for you and will help in any way we can. Big hugs.

Condolence from Barb Fisher on October 29th, 2018 9:00 PM

So sorry to hear of Ed’s passing. Lots of love to Cecile and family, Barb and Tony Fisher and family

Condolence from Helen Ryan on October 29th, 2018 9:15 PM

Cecilia and Family:
Heaven has gained a talented angel – the choir is more melodic – the clouds are well constructed. I remember listening to him, as I know you did, on many occasions. Danced many times to that sax music! As you grieve and miss your loved one, hold on to family, friends and faith for support. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
Rest in peace, Ed, You will be missed.

Condolence from Marilyn on October 29th, 2018 9:27 PM

The Mittelholtz Family-It is deeply sad to hear of the loss of a loving husband, father, and grandfather. Thinking of all of you at this time and trust that you will all be given great strength to cope with your loss in the coming days and months. He was a good soul and will be missed by all. God Bless.

Condolence from George and Sue Wilson on October 29th, 2018 9:35 PM

Cecilia and family, you have our heartfelt condolences on your loss of Ed. He was a friendly man. A gentleman. Cherish your precious memories. May your faith, family and friends help you find peace and comfort in the days and months ahead. Hugs and prayers, George and Sue Wilson

Condolence from Ross and Marlene Mathers on October 29th, 2018 9:39 PM

To the Mittelholtz Family: Our deepest sympathy on the loss of a dear husband, father and grandfather Ed. He was so talented with music, We loved the sound of his saxophone. Our thoughts are with you at this sad time
Marlene and Ross Mathers.

Condolence from Ingrid Van Klooster on October 30th, 2018 2:45 AM

Our condolences to the whole Mittelholtz family.

Ingrid Van Klooster & Pieter Hilhorst
Malin, Kasya & Trind

Condolence from Wynn on October 30th, 2018 5:55 AM

Jeff and Chris
Sorry to hear of your loss. Ed was a good guy with a great sense of humor his love of music was passed on to you guys play one for Ed

Condolence from Murray Heywood on October 30th, 2018 6:46 AM

So sorry to hear this news. Ed and the entire Mittleholtz family were such a huge part of my childhood and beyond. Ed was a calm and gentle man who I greatly respected. My condolences to the entire Mittleholtz family at this difficult time.

Condolence from Gord and Joanne Hardy on October 30th, 2018 7:35 AM

To Aunt Cecilia, Dan, Chris, Jeff, Ann Marie and families;

So sorry to hear of Uncle Ed’s passing. We have many fond memories of gatherings with great music thanks to Ed and company. Remember all the good times and may he rest in peace.

Condolence from Wendy Meidinger on October 30th, 2018 7:47 AM

Thoughts and prayers are with all the families.

Condolence from Wayne and Chris DeLuca on October 30th, 2018 8:33 AM

Cecelia and family
Since condolences on Ed’s passing. We will keep you in our prayers

Wayne and Chris DeLuca

Condolence from Melissa Marcy on October 30th, 2018 8:33 AM

Sending my love Ann Marie and Jo-Ann to you and your families during this difficult time. Xo

Condolence from Ken and Joan Agnew on October 30th, 2018 8:34 AM

We are greatly saddened by the passing of our friend Ed. Our prayers and love are with you, Cecilia and family

Condolence from Mark and Tracy Hartman on October 30th, 2018 10:23 AM

So very sorry Cecilia. Our deepest condolences to you and your whole family.

Condolence from Brian & Lynda Sanders on October 30th, 2018 10:48 AM

So sorry to hear of Ed’s passing Our thoughts & prayers are with you Cecile & all your family Ed sure will be missed. Brian & Lynda Sanders

Condolence from Harold and Lida DeVries on October 30th, 2018 11:21 AM

SO sorry to hear about your loss of your husband Ed. We will certainly pray for you that He will give you strength!

Condolence from Kathy Orr on October 30th, 2018 11:27 AM

Dear Cecilia, Chris, Jeff, Ann-Marie and families;
I am so sorry to hear about Ed. Sending hugs and prayers to all of you during this very sad time.
Sincerely…Kathy

Condolence from Margaret Prout on October 30th, 2018 12:23 PM

Frank and I wish to extend sincere sympathy to you and your family. Treasure all your

Photo keepsakes and memories and keep them close to your heart.

Condolence from Jason Bourne on October 30th, 2018 1:41 PM

Cecelia and Family,

So sorry to hear of Ed’s passing. My sincere condolences to you and your family.

Condolence from Milt and Barb Dietrich on October 30th, 2018 2:42 PM

Our sincere condolences to all on Ed’s passing. May your memories of happy times together comfort you now and always.

Condolence from Bruce Mahaffy on October 30th, 2018 4:02 PM

My most sincere condolences to the entire Mittleholtz Family. I truly enjoyed my time (albeit limited) with everyone and Ed made me feel right at home.

Condolence from Dori Dean on October 30th, 2018 4:06 PM

Chris, Darla, Tori and Josh
We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Thinking about you and sending love.
Dori and Gerry

Condolence from Annette Denomme on October 30th, 2018 4:22 PM

Cecilia and family, so sorry for your loss. The memories that you all shared will bring you all comfort I’m sure.
Prayers are with you all at this sad time.
Annette Denomme

Condolence from Randy & Sharon Miller on October 30th, 2018 5:12 PM

Chris, Darla and Mittelholtz Family
So sorry to hear of Ed’s passing. Our thoughts are with you through this difficult time. May all the reflections of the happy memories outweigh your sorrow!
Randy & Sharon Miller

Condolence from Chris Miller on October 30th, 2018 6:59 PM

To the Mittelholtz Family … Sincerest condolences to you all. I will remember Ed with great reverence and fond respect. A man of great talent, strong work ethic and moral fortitude. I will miss him.

Condolence from Don & Edith Lewis & family on October 30th, 2018 7:02 PM

Cecilia, Dan, Chris, Jeff, Ann Marie and Families

We are sorry for your loss. Thinking of you all at this sad time.
Cherish all your lovely memories that you all have and He will
always be with you.
Our condolences to you all.

Condolence from Lorne and Barb Turnbull and Whiting family on October 30th, 2018 7:47 PM

We are greatly saddened by the passing of Ed. Our prayers and love are with your family at this difficult time.

Condolence from Marion McCarter on October 30th, 2018 8:43 PM

Cecilia and families
Thinking of you at this sad and difficult time. May all of his wonderful memories become treasures that you carry in your hearts forever. Deepest Sympathy

Condolence from Yvonne / Jim Barnetson on October 30th, 2018 9:33 PM

so Sorry for your loss . Our thoughts and prayers are with each of you.
We are sure you have great memories to hold close to your heart.
Yvonne and Jim Barnetson

Condolence from Karen Dickins on October 30th, 2018 10:42 PM

My deepest condolences to the Mittelholtz family.

Condolence from Bill & Audrey Rowe on October 31st, 2018 9:59 AM

So sorry to hear about Ed’s passing. You will have many happy memories espcially of his musical talent to keep close to your heart and help you theough this difficult time. Sincerely Bill & Audrey Rowe

Condolence from Maxine Miller on October 31st, 2018 10:46 AM

Whatever soothes your spirit, comforts your soul and brings you peace….that’s what you are wished at this sad time.

Condolence from Nancy Price on October 31st, 2018 11:22 AM

Hi Chris and Darla…. our sincere condolences on the death of your Dad.
We are thinking of you and all the family at this sad time. Take care
Richard and Nancy Price ( Hern), Lucan.

Condolence from Dave Frayne and Cathy Cade on October 31st, 2018 11:26 AM

To all of the Mittelholtz family;
Sorry to learn of Ed’s passing, was just talking to him the other week about how our agriculture class under Bruce Perry, drew up garden designs for the house on Huron St.
Our thoughts are with you during this difficult time.

Condolence from Betty Lynn (Koehler) Eckel on October 31st, 2018 11:38 AM

Cecilia, Dan, Chris, Ann Marie and families: I am so sorry to hear of your great loss. I have many fond childhood memories of your family with ours and the rest of the band. Ed has now joined the rest of the Desjardine band members … he is in good company! May all of your wonderful memories give you peace during this difficult time. ♥

Condolence from Darryl & Sandra on October 31st, 2018 12:48 PM

To the Mittelholtz clan…..So sad to hear of Ed’s passing. Many memories hanging around the Mittelholtz household…jamming in the basement and fondly remembering Ed poking his head in the door and saying ‘sounds great guys’. Always supportive and a true gentleman. Our thoughts and prayers are with you… Hugs to you all.

Condolence from Sandra Newton on October 31st, 2018 1:47 PM

Dear Cecelia and family,
I was sadden to hear from my son David that Ed passed away. He will be sadly missed. You are in my thoughts and prayers as you deal with your loss of a wonderful, Christen man.

Condolence from Lynne Dobson on October 31st, 2018 7:57 PM

Cecilia & Family
My sincere condolences, thinking of you all.

Condolence from Marg and George Suplat on October 31st, 2018 8:25 PM

Dear Cecelia and family. We are deeply saddened to learn of Ed’s passing. What a gifted man is lost to the community and family. You will remain in our thoughts and prayers.
Marg and George.

Condolence from John &a Diane Wilds on October 31st, 2018 9:18 PM

Cecilia & Family
Our hearfelt condolences to you and your family.

Condolence from Dale Jones on October 31st, 2018 11:05 PM

Chris, Darla and family:

So sorry to hear of the sudden loss of your Dad and Grandfather. My condolences to you all.

Condolence from Leon and Helen Coolman on November 1st, 2018 10:07 AM

Mittleholtz Family, Leon and I are sorry to hear of your loss. Ed was such a special man so kind and caring. We bought our first home in Exeter in 1971, a home that Ed has built. What a talented man he was. Our condolences.

Condolence from Judy & Lloyd Van Horn on November 1st, 2018 11:14 AM

So sorry to hear of Ed’s passing. Sincere condolences to Cecile and the entire Middleholtz family.

Condolence from Valerie Grunté on November 1st, 2018 1:09 PM

Chris and family – I am very sorry to hear of your loss. I hope you find joy in your memories and find peace, comfort and strength in each other at this difficult time.

Condolence from Doug and Joyce McBeath on November 1st, 2018 1:42 PM

Our prayers and sympathy to the Mittelholtz family on your loss

Condolence from Ron and Marlene Moore on November 1st, 2018 2:58 PM

Dear Cecile and All Family , Our deepest sympathy and prayers at this sad time ! We will always remember Ed playing his sax and we so enjoyed his music , especially those solo’s Christmas Eve at Trivitt.
He Thanked me for the nice time at the Tastefest on Oct 20th and always had encouraging words !! He will be missed by the Precious Blood Congregation. Your Friends Ron and Marlene

Condolence from Lynda Iredale- Conlin and Jack on November 1st, 2018 4:34 PM

All the Mittelholtz family- Our thoughts and prayers are with you…such a wonderful gentleman…Ed played at my wedding dance held in Zurich arena when he was with Desjardine’s, 58 years ago………our condolences to all

Condolence from Kelly Morrison on November 1st, 2018 5:48 PM

Chris,Darla and Family.,
We are deeply saddened to hear of your loss. Your father was a wonderful man and will surely be missed by so many.
Our sincere condolences to all of you
Big hugs,
Kelly and Dan Morrison.

Condolence from Ray and Sylvia Beierling on November 1st, 2018 7:25 PM

Our sympathy and caring thoughts are with you Cecilia and your family. Cherish all the beautiful memories.

Condolence from Mary Shamley on November 2nd, 2018 6:23 AM

The Associates of the Sisters of St. Joseph – London site, send our sympathy to all Ed’s family and friends. You have lost someone so loved and he will be so missed. Our hearts and our prayers are with you.

CSJ Associates – London

Condolence from Joan McCallum on November 2nd, 2018 6:49 AM

Cecilia and family:So sorry to hear of the loss of your husband and father. Treasure your memories.

Condolence from Joe & Marilyn Dewan on November 2nd, 2018 10:20 AM

Cecilia & Family
So sorry to hear of Ed’s passing. Please accept our deepest sympathy.
Joe & Marilyn DewanJoe

Condolence from Molly McClure on November 2nd, 2018 2:33 PM

Our condolences to Ann Marie and family and to Mrs. Mittelholtz (Cecilia). We have many good memories of gatherings and parties and holidays and slumber parties at your home. Your home was always so welcoming and a fun place to be as friends. Our sympathies to you all on the loss of your father, husband and Grandpa. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Hugs xxoo Love Molly and Timothy

Condolence from Carla Revington on November 2nd, 2018 3:58 PM

Dear Cecilia and family,
I was so sorry to hear of Ed’s passing just today as I came up to Precious Blood for noon First Friday mass. What a blessing for his funeral to be on the Feast of Holy Souls.
I wish to extend my sincere condolences to all of you. May God grant him eternal rest and let perpetual light shine upon him and may He comfort you in your sorrow.
Carla

Condolence from Joseph & Diane Kaak on November 2nd, 2018 5:04 PM

Dear Family,
Our sympathy in the loss of your loved one, our prayers are with you.
Joe & Diane Kaak

Condolence from Bob and Carol johnston on November 2nd, 2018 6:31 PM

Cecile and family
We were very sorry to read about Eds passing. He was a great person and will be missed a lot by his many friends He was such a great musician and remember the days he played at dance land.
Sincere sympathy to you all at this sad time in your lives
Bob and Carol

Condolence from Anne Hartman on November 2nd, 2018 8:30 PM

Cecelia, Chris & Darla, Jeff and family,
My deepest sympathy and prayers at this sad time. Eugene spoke often of his wonderful sax music, and fun get togethers over the years. May he rest in peace.

Condolence from Jackie Westelaken on November 5th, 2018 10:20 PM

My deepest sympathies to your entire family. You’re all in my thoughts and prayers.

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