Edward (Ed) Waters,
class '43 August 6th, 1925 - March 1st, 2018
Born in Washington, DC, August 6, 1925, Edward was the
son of Harry Waters of Philadelphia, PA and Irene Gaherty
Waters of Wallingford, CT.
He graduated early from Coolidge High School in 1943,
then to enlist in the Army Air Corps. While stationed at
Selman Field in Monroe, LA he met the love of his life,
Lorraine Atwell. They were married in DC in September 1946. He graduated from
Georgetown University in June 1948 while working for Sears which ultimately led to a
lifetime career with Allstate Insurance.
He was a little league coach, CCD teacher for 18 years, avid stamp collector, bridge
player that competed with Life Masters and family videographer.
Ed died at home on March 1, 2018 surrounded by his children, Dianne Isaacson of
Hancock, Vermont, Michael A. Waters (Barbara) of Atlanta, Georgia, Kathleen
Waters (Kurt Lewis), James E. Waters (Veronica) and John L. Waters all of Northern
Virginia; grandfather of twelve grandchildren, and great-grandfather of four. Ed also
leaves a sister, Helen Waters McDonald of Silver Spring, MD and numerous nieces
He was predeceased by his wife Lorraine and his daughter Madeline.
Visitation will be held at Fairfax Memorial Funeral Home on Friday March 16, 2018
from 5 PM - 8 PM.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 17, 2018 at 1:00 PM at Fairfax
Memorial Funeral Home Chapel, 9902 Braddock Road, Fairfax, VA.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Ed’s memory to Little Sisters of the
Poor at 4200 Harewood Road NE, Washington, DC 20017