Edwin Jay Rosenbaum, of Boca Raton, Fla., passed away peacefully on April 16. He was 96. Edwin was born in New York City to Josef Jay and Anne Silverman Rosenbaum. He and his loving wife, Ruth Trencher Rosenbaum, had been married 73 years. Edwin graduated from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 1948 and earned a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Hartford. He operated a consulting accounting firm in Fairfax County that specialized in small businesses.
He was a member of Beth El Hebrew Congregation in Alexandria and supported other Jewish and philanthropic enterprises. He is preceded in death by his beloved sister, Diane Weiss. He is survived by his loving wife, Ruth; adored daughters, Nancy Kessler (James) and Marjorie Bassman (Mitchell); cherished grandchildren, Lauren, Susan, Jason and Jennifer; and great-grandchildren, Eli and Aviya.