BERLIN – Edward A. Engelmann, age 83, died Sunday, March 20, 2011 at his home in
Berlin. Born in Baltimore he was the son of the late Carl Engelmann and Katie Brodt Engelmann.
Engelmann was a veteran of both the United States Navy and Army. He had worked as a chemical engineer with Wyeth Pharmaceuticals where his career enabled him to travel extensively around the world. He had a passion for learning and education and loved to read.
He enjoyed using a computer especially to keep in touch with his adored grandchildren. He was an avid sailor who loved the Chesapeake Bay, especially enjoying the bounty of seafood and fun it provided. Amongst his favorite pastimes was eating steamed crabs with family and friends.
He is survived by his wife Betty Jane Engelmann; a son, Greg C. Engelmann and his wife Jodi; a brother, Carl Engelmann and his wife Esther; three grandchildren, Justin, Jeffrey and Jack Engelmann; several nieces, nephews and a host of friends. He was preceded in death by his sister, Clara Smedley.
A memorial service will be held on Friday, March 25, at noon at the Burbage Funeral Home in Berlin. Friends may call one hour prior to the service. Pastor Tim Simpson will officiate.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1138 Parsons Rd., Salisbury, MD 21801 or the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, c/o James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital, Voluntary Service (Mail Code 135), 13000 Bruce B. Downs
Blvd., Tampa, FL 33612.