Edward Paul Ovalle worked at Princeton University as a lead consultant developing fusion reactors. Edward was born on May 19, 1931. He first began his career as an engineer as a Junior Designer at Ebasco Services located in the World Trade Center. He eventually became the Senior Designer with his specialty in alternative energy. This included wind, solar, and especially nuclear energy plants where Edward designed the lead safety mechanisms for nuclear power plants. Eventually Edward went on to become a lead consultant for Princeton University where he helped develop a fusion reactor.
Edward was an extremely charitable man who gave freely from his heart. He was dedicated to, and an advocate for, pursuing education and continued growth. Edward served in the Air Force during the Korean War and was a skilled boxer during his time of service. During his free time, he was a devoted family man and nature enthusiast. Edward was a lover of art, music, and history museums, taking his grandchildren with him whenever he got the chance.
He was and is incredibly loved by his wife, children, grandchildren, and great grandchild.
Son of the late Eduardo and Mercedes Fondevilla-Ovalle; brother of the late Gina Werbitski, Rosalie Casper, Jo McMahon, and Nick Ovalle. He leaves behind to mourn his loss, his beloved wife of almost 67 years, Marie (Bakst) Ovalle; his three children, Anthony Ovalle, Lori and husband Bernie Chunta, and Margaux and husband Wayne Wisniewski; seven grandchildren, Nicole and Alicia Chunta, Justin Wisniewski and wife Daniele, Christa Wisniewski and fiancee Justin Martilotti, Matthew Wisniewski and fiance Christine Scott, and Mark and Caleb Wisniewski; a great grandson, Kol Wisniewski; a brother, Arthur Ovalle and wife Barbara; a sister, Rosemarie Tolins; a sister-in-law, Ruth Burbel; two brothers-in-law, Yehuda Engelman and wife Shula, and Haim Shagrir and wife Leah; as well as many other family members and friends.
Catholic memorial services will be held Saturday, April 22, 2023 at 10:30 AM with Father Stanley Krzyston of St. Vincent de Paul Church officiating. Family and friends are invited to pay their respects prior to services from 8:30 AM to 10:30 AM that morning at the Hamilton Brenna-Cellini Funeral Home, 2365 Whitehorse-Mercerville Rd., Hamilton, NJ 08619. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made in his name to Catholic Charities, 383 West State Street, Trenton, NJ 08607-1423 or online at https://www.catholiccharitiestrenton.org/donate/Please visit Edward’s tribute page at www.brennacellinifuneralhomes.com The family requests that guests attending the services kindly wear a mask.
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