Edward Paul Chait, of Rockville, passed away on Aug. 30. He was 81. Ed was born on Jan. 26, 1940, in Binghamton, N.Y., the oldest child of Isadore (Irving) Chait and Beatrice Simon Chait. Ed is survived by his wife of 55 years, Marlene Seide Chait; daughter Renee Nancy Chait-Candy and her husband, Sean Patrick Candy, of Clarksburg; and daughter Bryna Stacy Chait Dreyer and her husband, Jonathan Richard Dreyer, of Austin, Texas; and his grandchildren, Matthew Connor Dreyer and Rebecca Hailey Dreyer.
Ed is also survived by his sibling, Alan Chait, and his wife, Myra Chait, of Scottsdale, Ariz. His brother, Larry Chait, passed away in 2019, and is survived by his wife, Marsha Chait, of Phoenix.
Donations may be made to The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (givenow.lls.org) or Tikvat Israel Congregation (tikvatisrael.org).