Edward Bluvias, 70, died Monday, February 11th, at JFK Medical Center in Edison, N.J. Visitation will be held on Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. The blessing is Friday at 10 a.m. at the Gosselin Funeral Home, 660 New Dover Road, Edison. Entombment will follow at St. Gertrude Cemetery, Colonia, N.J.
Mr. Bluvias was born in Newark, N.J., and he lived in Winfield Park, N.J., from 1968 to 1984, when he moved to Colonia. Edward was a self-employed publisher for Wire Rope News & Sling Technology in Colonia, starting in 1979. Earlier, he worked as a foreman for Metro Wire Rope in Union, N.J. He was a member of the NRA. Surviving are his wife of 49 years, Patricia (Carter) Bluvias; his children, Edward J. Bluvias Jr. and his wife, Rosemary, of South Plainfield, N.J.; Lorraine Bluvias, of Woodbridge, N.J., and Sandra Ashton and her husband, William Pena, of Winfield Park, N.J.; a brother, James Bluvias of Point Pleasant, N.J.; a sister, Patricia Balewitz of Edison, N.J., and two twin grandsons, Joshua and Jacob Ashton. The family requests donations in his loving memory be sent to the American Stroke Association , 7272 Greenville Ave., Dallas, Texas 75231 www.strokeassociation.org.