Edwin L. Gottsman

December 27, 1941 - September 30, 2016
Edwin L. Gottsman thumbnail
Kapinos-Mazur Funeral Home Light a candle Light a candle


Edwin L. Gottsman, 74, of Leesburg FL, formerly of Ludlow, MA passed away Friday, September 30, 2016. Born December 27, 1941 in Holyoke, MA, he was the son of the late Edwin A. and Beatrice(Faucher) Gottsman. Edwin was a graduate of Chicopee High School. He proudly served his country as a member of the U. S. Coast Guard during the Vietnam War. He worked for Friendly Ice Cream Corp for 25+ years and was known as Mr. Friendly.

Edwin was a former member of St. Pauls United Methodist Church in Ludlow and a charter member of the Ludlow Lodge of Elks.

Edwin is survived by his wife of over 51 years, Beverly (Watson) Gottsman of Leesburg, FL; two daughters Wendy Lynn Gottsman of Ocala, FL and Robin Marie Gottsman of Chicopee and a brother Lowell Gottsman of Chicopee as well as several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his sister Margaret Green

Leave a Condolence

Service Schedule

Service Information

Funeral Services celebrating Edwins life will be held Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at 10:00 AM at the Kapinos-Mazur Funeral Home, 64 Sewall St, Ludlow, MA. Rites of Committal with Military Honors will follow in Island Pond Cemetery, Center St, Ludlow, MA.

Island Pond Cemetery
Center Street
Ludlow, MA 1056

Funeral Home Service
64 Sewall Street
Ludlow, MA 1056


Life Event Timeline

Help tell the story of Edwin L. by contributing to the Life Event Timeline. Upload the photo of an event...

Post an Event

Timeline for Edwin L. Gottsman

Born: December 27, 1941
Died: September 30, 2016

Condolences for Edwin L. Gottsman

Kapinos-Mazur Funeral Home

Our sincere condolences.

The staff of Kapinos-Mazur Funeral Home.


Pat Styers posted on 10/6/16

I am so sorry for your loss. All of you are in my thoughts and prayers. May God comfort you, enfold you in His love and give you peace. Let me know if there is anything I can do to help you in any way.


Janet Soto posted on 10/6/16

Wendy & Family So sorry for your tremendous loss. My heart goes out for you all . Wish I could be there for you as I know how this must be for you. I am sending you lots of love from Florida. I am here for you. Sending lots of prayers for you as well during this time.


CJ posted on 10/6/16

My thoughts and prayers are with you all! He was a great guy and will be truly missed by all of us who knew him. I pray you find comfort in your memories and each other. And that you have the strength to get through this difficult time!!