Passed away at Wellington Terrace in Fergus on Wednesday, May 17, 2023, almost 2 weeks before his 84th birthday. Ed was the beloved husband of Edna. He was the loving father of Lisa and Jamie Lester. Cherished Grandpa of Orrin and Maddy. Ed is fondly remembered by his brother, Ernest (Myrtle), his in-laws Jean Bercowski (late Bill), John Case (Karen) and by his nieces and nephews. Friends called at Gilchrist Chapel – McIntyre & Wilkie Funeral Home, One Delhi Street, Guelph on Friday, May 19 at 1:30pm for a funeral service. The service was live streamed and can be viewed at https://view.oneroomstreaming.com/index.php?data=MTY4NDM2OTIyMDI1MTg1MyZvbmVyb29tLWFkbWluJmNvcHlfbGluaw. Burial followed at Memory Gardens in Breslau. Memorial contributions to the Alzheimer Society or to Wellington Terrace would be appreciated by the family. We invite you to leave your memories and donations online at: www.gilchristchapel.com and they will be forwarded to the family.