Edward A. Scholter passed away on August 24, 2019 at the age of 82. Edward was born on April 15, 1937 in Homestead, Pennsylvania to Anthony and Sara(Schofield) Scholter. He served in the Navy for 4 years. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Education from Northeastern University and his Mechanical and Electrical Engineering degree from Wentworth University. Most of his career was spent as a partner at Thompson Consultants Inc. He also spent many years at Titleist as an Engineer and Head of Maintenance . On January 2, 1960 he married Elizabeth “Bette” Willis. They raised two children, Ellen and Eric, in Mattapoisett.
Ed had a passion for building and tinkering on his Jeep CJ7 in his garage with classical music playing. When he was not in the garage, he was in his wood working shop building many pieces of art.
Ed is survived by his wife Bette, daughter Ellen Scholter, Ellen’s children, Justin Gracia, Ethan Gracia and Anya Walker. His son Eric Scholter and his wife Kim Rasmussen-Scholter and their son Evan Scholter. He has a sister Loretta and her husband James Briscoe of Pennsylvania.
A celebration of life gathering will be held on Thursday, August 29th at the New Bedford Whaling Museum on Johnny Cake Hill, New Bedford at 4:00 to 7:00pm.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of your choice.