Aaron Edelman, age 94, passed away on Nov. 23, 2019.

Preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Sadie Edelman; brother, Morris Edelman; and sisters, Sarah Reiter, Sophia Gordon and Betty Ann Hackman. He is survived by his wife of 69 years, Rhoda Edelman; daughters, Faye Greenlee (Darryl Cosme), Marsha (Brian) Harvey and Joyce Edelman (Neal Hoffman); grandchildren, Justin (Stacy) Harvey, Benjamin Harvey, Trevor (Paige) Harvey, Joshua Hoffman and Ilana Hoffman; great-grandchildren, Talia, Arielle and Aliza Harvey; sister-in-law, Minnie Edelman; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. Aaron practiced as a CPA for over 50 years. In 2014, Aaron and Rhoda donated a vacant lot to The Seeing Hand Association that was developed into an urban garden that is dedicated to disabled persons in Wheeling, W.Va.

Funeral services were held Nov. 26 at Epstein Memorial Chapel in Columbus.

Interment followed at New Tifereth Israel Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Aaron’s memory to The Edelman Gardens of Seeing Hand Association, 750 Main St., Wheeling, WV 26003, Honor Flight Columbus (honorflightcolumbus.com), or the Columbus Jewish Film Festival (columbusjcc.org/film-festival).

Online guestbook at epsteinmemorial.com.