Obituary of Ed Rapp, Jr.
Edwin J. Rapp Jr, 77 of Wildwood Crest, NJ passed away Saturday, April
13, 2019. He was born Sept 26, 1941 in Philadelphia and graduated
from Father Judge High School. Edwin was the son of the late Edwin
and Catherine Rapp.
As a member of the National Guard, Ed served from 1963-1969. For
25 years he was a Wildwood Crest Volunteer Fireman. Ed worked at
South Jersey Hardware Roofing and retired after a career with the
Borough of Wildwood Crest.
As fate would have it, his perfect match, MaryLou DelConte would also
find her way from Philadelphia to Wildwood Crest. This pair would
marry October 3, 1964 and share a devoted life together for 49 years
until her passing in 2013. Ed is survived by his daughters, Michele
and Robert Ridgway, Pamela and Steve Martino; brother, Robert and
Judy Rapp; brother in law Louis and Coleene Delconte, sister in law the
late LouAnn DelConte and three beautiful granddaughters; Gina
Martino, Carly Ridgway, and Abby Ridgway. He will be dearly missed
by nieces, nephews and many close friends.
Family and Friends referred to him as “Eddie, The Rapper or Pop Pop”
and in every role there are special memories of love and laughs:
Sunday visits with McDonald's Breakfast in hand for his “girls”, Sitting
on his front porch talking to people headed to the beach or meeting
up with friends, this year round “shorts” wearing man will forever be
remembered and loved.
Services to honor the memory of Edwin J. Rapp Jr. will be held
Thursday, April 18 th , at the Ingersoll Greenwood Funeral Home. 1201
Central Ave. North Wildwood, NJ. The family will receive visitors
beginning at 10-11 am. Condolences may be made to
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