CWO-2 Edward A. Giesing

December 03, 1945 ~ October 01, 2021

CWO-2 Edward A. Giesing, USCG (Ret.) unexpectedly crossed the bar on Friday, October 1, 2021 at Cleveland Clinic Indian River Hospital in Vero Beach, FL.

He began his life’s journey in Washington, D.C. as the son of Edward and Helen (San Fellipo) Giesing. He enlisted in the USN after his 17th birthday. This presented him the opportunity to experience life through the people and cultures of the world. He gained valuable skills in the areas of supply and finance all while enjoying his love of the sea. Ed re-enlisted in the USCG, and completed his 21 year career as a Chief Warrant Officer-2. Following military service, Ed worked as a Senior Purchasing Agent and retired from Florida Power and Light. He also worked for a few years as a Tool Salesman.

Ed enjoyed: fishing, raising orchids and presenting them at local shows, growing his own vegetables, cooking and hosting family gatherings, attending car shows with his 1936 Ford accompanied by Cruiser, his beloved American Mastiff, traveling via multiple cruise ships, and wonderful adventures across the U.S. while RVing. He lived his life as a loving, kind and giving person always willing to assist others. He was a friend to many and a stranger to none.

Left to cherish his memories are his loving wife of fifty-five years, Doris, their son, Edward J. (Kristin), daughter, Dawn Miller (Oscar), and son, Ronald (Becky), three beautiful granddaughters, Jenna, Emma and Olivia, along with his remaining fur baby, Gino.

Following cremation, Ed’s ashes will be buried at sea. Per his request, there will be no funeral. His family suggests that anyone who wishes to make a donation, do so in his name to: Friends of the Fisher House West Palm Beach, 7305 N. Military Trl., West Palm Beach, FL 33410 or the Humane Society of the Treasure Coast, Inc., 4100 SW Leighton Farm Ave., Palm City, FL 34990.

Condolence

Frank SanFellipo

October 5, 2021, 9:34 pm

Doris & family, please accept my sincerest sympathy, thoughts and prayers during this most difficult time. I enjoyed keeping in contact with “cousin Edward” via social media & once or twice by phone. Please know that he is home in the arms of Our Lord, experiencing joy that we are unable to comprehend. He will always be there watching over you as your own angel. May God bless you all with peace, strength & love.
++Frank San Fellipo

Frank SanFellipo

October 5, 2021, 9:39 pm

Doris & family,

Please accept my sincerest sympathy, thoughts & prayers during this most difficult time. I often enjoyed keeping in touch with Cousin Edward on social media and even a phone call now and then. Please know that he is safely home in the arms of Our Lord, experiencing joy that we are unable to even comprehend right now. You will always have Edward as your own angel watching over you always.

May God bless you all with peace, strength and love. ++Frank San Fellipo

Maureen (San Fellipo) and Russ Willett

October 6, 2021, 2:12 am

I’m so happy the Ed and I met again after so many years at an RV rally in VA. We texted often and had some lively discussions. I know he is watching over his family and is reunited with his parents and other family members (including his fur babies). RIP

Yesica jure

October 7, 2021, 2:27 am

I’m so sorry to hear about your passing. My thoughts and prayers are with the family during this difficult time.
Xoxo
Yesica Jure and Jonathan Matthew Fraga

Nancy Small

October 7, 2021, 11:32 am

Dawn,
I’ve never met your father but know that he must have been a wonderful man if he raised a daughter like you. I am sincerely sorry for your loss. Hugs.

Linda Moore

October 13, 2021, 12:46 am

Dear Doris and Family,
I just heard of Ed’s passing and my heart is so sad. I had the pleasure of meeting Ed and Doris a few years back. He was just a wonderful man all around with a great sense of humor. I will remember him, as he always had me laughing. Sending you all our most sincere condolences and keeping you in our thoughts and prayers. Linda Moore

Edward J Miller

October 16, 2021, 1:29 am

Doris, May GOD warm you and your family during this difficult time. Ed was an amazing man, and I will always treasure the memories of him. ❤

-Ed M

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