The Star Beacon; Ashtabula, Ohio

October 4, 2013

Dr. Edwin R. Westcott


Star Beacon

JEFFERSON — Dr. Edwin Russell Westcott, age 94, died Monday, Sept. 30, 2013, at Jefferson Healthcare System.

He was born in Plymouth Township, the son of Ernest and Rose Westcott. Ed was a Veteran of the U.S. Navy in the South Pacific during WWII.

He earned a doctorate in Agriculture Economics and taught in New Jersey until his retirement. He was a member of the East Plymouth Grange since his retirement.

He was preceded in death by his parents; four brothers; his wife, Marion (Stewart) Westcott; and two sons, Doug and John Westcott.

Ed is survived by his sister, Alice Young; brother, Walter Westcott; daughter, Penny (John) Ellis; son, Russ (Sandy) Westcott; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

His family will be hosting a Celebration of Life from 2 to 4 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 6th, at the Plymouth Township Fire Hall/ Community Center.

POTTI LAKESIDE FUNERAL AND CREMATION SERVICE, 1329 Lake Ave., Ashtabula is handling arrangements.

Obituary and condolences at pottifuneralhome.com and starbeacon.com.