Edward P. Wanish, 80

Edward P. Wanish, 80, residing in Pottstown, Pennsylvania, husband of Marcia A. (Stevens) Wanish for 42 years, passed away Friday December 30, 2022 at his home.

Born in Pottstown, he was the son of the late Charles Edward Wanish and Margaret (Hixson) Wanish.

Ed lived his life dedicated to his family and friends but also his career. Entrepreneur of many trades he was a car salesman as well as owner/operator of Wanish Limousine Service from 1984 to his retirement in 2016. Ed also enjoyed spending time with family at their house down in Somers Point, New Jersey; where he would frequent the beaches and boardwalk spending time with the ones he loved. Ed belonged to his boyhood club The Shamrocks and also enjoyed meeting with friends every morning with “Mcdonald's Breakfast club".

In addition to his wife, Ed is survived by sons Greg S. Wanish, Bradley E. Wanish, and Christopher E. Wanish; grandchildren Alyssa M. Wanish, Nathan A. Wanish, Evan M. Wanish, Cameron E. Wanish, Juliet M. Manley, and Ryan S. Baker. Brother Gary L. Wanish, sister, Constance F. Maxton and daughter in-law Sue Wanish.

Funeral services will be held Thursday January 5, 2023 at 11:00 AM at Catagnus Funeral Home & Cremation Center, LLC., 711 N. Franklin St., Pottstown, PA 19464. Burial will follow at Fernwood Cemetery, Royersford. Visitation will be held Thursday from 9:00-10:45 AM at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Edward’s memory to Shriners Hospitals for Children at https://www.shrinerschildrens.org/en/giving

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Marcia, may the comfort of family and friends be with you during this difficult time.

~ Sory Parra
1/5/2023 11:38:14 AM

I am so sorry to hear about the loss of Ed. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

~ Diane Hundermark
1/5/2023 10:55:38 AM

Marcia, I am so sorry for your loss. I wish you strength and peace in the days ahead.

~ Tim Allen Philadelphia, PA
1/5/2023 10:53:37 AM

Marcia and family, I am so sorry for your loss of Ed. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

~ Stacey Hainsey
1/5/2023 6:54:22 AM

There are no words to Express my sorrow! Ed and Marcia Wanish have been our very dearest friends for over 40 years! May you rest easy with Bebop!

~ Susan m Levengood Pottstown, PA
1/3/2023 4:27:42 PM

Marcia is my colleague in FIS and truly sorry about her loss.
The condolences also behalf of I am sharing for Paul Fedeli and Angelo Tomaras.

~ Mahe Thangavelu Royersford, PA
1/3/2023 10:55:31 AM

Marcia and Family - So very sorry to hear about Ed. Sending courage and strength your way. May he continue to live on in happy memories and joyful laughter.

~ Paul Fedeli
1/3/2023 10:48:40 AM

Dear Marcia, I am so very sorry please accept our sincere condolences losing Ed is a tremendous loss to you and your entire family I will keep you in my thoughts and prayers.
Sincerely Barb and David Nelson and family

~ Barbara Nelson Royersford, PA
1/3/2023 12:53:08 AM

We are so sorry to hear that Ed had passed. He was such a fun-loving & wonderful man! We will miss him dearly & cherish his memory ??

~ Stacey Hires
1/1/2023 3:11:25 PM

Marcia, My deepest condolences to you and the family. My GOD bless you with comfort, strength and peace.

~ Linda Towson Birckhead
1/1/2023 9:59:51 AM

My sincerest condolences to you, Marcia, and all who loved Ed. May your happy memories soon outweigh your grief.

~ Susan Koerner Hege
1/1/2023 9:49:06 AM

So sorry to hear about Ed.

~ Jake Metz
1/1/2023 8:59:25 AM

Marcia, Greg, Brad & Chris, I am so very for your loss. My heart breaks for all of you. He was a wonderful man who would do anything for anyone. May he be at peace now. Love to all. Jeanette

~ Jeanette Metz Nadwodny
1/1/2023 8:50:25 AM


~ Gwen Flanders
12/31/2022 5:58:34 PM

Most sincere condolences.
So glad we were able to visit at our 50th Reunion!

~ Charles Yeager Sanford, FL
12/31/2022 3:47:47 PM

Enjoyed seeing Ed “dancing” at the class reunion!

~ Ward Norris Hudson, FL
12/31/2022 3:03:44 PM

Marcia, I am in awe of the love and dedication that you and Ed shared. I am thinking of you and your family. Sending all my love and prayers.

~ Michael Chandler
12/31/2022 2:40:26 PM

So very sorry about Ed ,knew him since we were so young.Marcia and family

~ Louise a. Neiffer
12/31/2022 1:45:05 PM

Mrs Wanish I send my condolences to you and family

~ Pastor Brooke Butler
12/31/2022 1:15:26 PM

I am so sorry for the loss of Mr Ed??

~ Barb Higgins
12/31/2022 1:04:41 PM

Please accept my deepest sympathy.

~ Sharon Mayernick
12/31/2022 1:01:16 PM