Edith “Eadie” (Mirlis) Gitlitz, 87, of Colchester CT passed away on April 14, 2022 peacefully at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Brooklyn, NY on October 20, 1934 to the late Al and Regina Mirlis. She married her husband Sidney, the love of her life, on October 25, 1954 and they remained happily together for 67 years until his death. They moved to Colchester in 1954, where they raised their 3 daughters. She spent her time helping her husband with his pharmacy, National Drug, and then happily spoiling her children and 7 grandchildren. She was an active member of Ahavith Achim Synangogue. She loved to cook for her family and friends, and spent her Wednesdays playing Mahjong with her friends. She enjoyed working on crossword puzzles and watching the Food Channel and HGTV. She is predeceased by her husband Sidney, her daughter Karen, and her brother Seymour. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law Marcy and Peter Hutchinson of Colchester, her daughter and son-in-law Maureen and Michael Reid of Seymour and her 7 beloved grandchildren. The funeral will be Monday, April 18 at 11am at Ahavith Achim cemetery on Taintor Hill Road in Colchester. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to The Special Olympics or the American Cancer Society.
Thursday, April 14, 2022
Monday, April 18, 2022
Ahavath Achim Cemetery
Taintor Hill Road Colchester, CT 06415
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to The Special Olympics or the American Cancer Society.