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Obituary for Edward J. Kolwicz

Edward J. Kolwicz, passed away peacefully on Tuesday February 8, 2022.
Edward grew up and lived in Bordentown after his family moved there from Riverside when he was very young. He graduated from William McFarland High School in 1958, where he played Football, basketball and baseball. He was class president and an all-county player on the 1957 undefeated Scottie Football team.

He was a devoted member of St. Mary’s church in Bordentown.

Ed was very proud that he served in the Us Navy Air Corp after high school and then had a distinguished 36 year career as a dedicated employee of the NJ Turnpike Authority.
An Avid sports enthusiast, Ed loved the Philadelphia Eagles and the Phillies. He was always ready to go to a ball game. Pro or local, he was interested. If you called him on the phone, there was a good chance you would find him watching a ball game, horse race or some sort of competition.

In his retirement, Ed cherished most, the time he spent with old friends, classmates and teammates.

Son of the late Bruno and Estell (nee Swadges) Kolwicz, he is predeceased by his brother, Ronald Kolwicz, he is survived by his several cousins including Karen Peterson of Vineland, NJ., Very Special friends: Bob and Laura Ingling, Jan and Leroy Jobes, Gerry and Bunny Colby
Ann and Ron Hoehn all of Columbus, NJ, Dave Liebak and Dickie Ganges of Burlington, Mike Grenz and Deb Stire of Arizona.

In Lieu of flowers, you may donate, in Ed’s name to: St. Mary’s Church in Bordentown or
Magee Rehabilitation, 1513 Race St. Phila, PA 19102.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be Celebrated on Wednesday February 16, 2022, 11:00 am at St. Mary Roman Catholic Church 45 Crosswicks St. Bordentown NJ 08505. Calling hours will be held Wednesday morning 9:00 ~ 10:30 am at the funeral home. Burial will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery Bordentown.

Arrangements are under the direct care and supervision of Robert L. Pecht, Bordentown Home for Funerals 40 Crosswicks St. Bordentown, NJ 08505. Please go to Edward’s Book of memories page at to upload a picture, light a candle, order flowers make a donation or offer condolences to the family.