Edward A. Gurtler


Edward A. Gurtler, 86, died peacefully on Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018. He was born Sept. 8, 1932, in Newark, N.J., the son of Edward and Helen (Rittersbacher) Gurtler. Edward was formerly of Montville, N.J.

He is survived by his son, Michael A. Gurtler and his wife, Michele, of Bar Harbor; grandson, Mason A. Gurtler; his sister Linda of Pennsylvania and his sister Gail of Texas, along with his nieces and nephews. He is also survived by the many young people he touched through his volunteer work with Scouting and the YMCA.

Edward was predeceased by his beloved wife of 60 years, Loismae, his eldest son, Edward W. Gurtler and he has now joined them again.

Gifts in Edward’s memory may be given to your local American Legion post.

Arrangements by Jordan-Fernald, 1139 Main St., Mount Desert.

Condolences may be expressed at www.jordanfernald.com.


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