Edward M. Jaskiewicz Jr., age 59, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, July 25, 2014. Born July 17, 1955 in Columbus, OH to Edward Sr. and Eileen Jaskiewicz. Graduate of St. Francis deSales High School, Class of 1973. Ed was a loving and devoted husband, father and "Paps." He loved family vacations, the beach, gardening, the stock market, political debate, and tools. Preceded in death by grandparents Henry and Genevieve Valentine, mother-in-law Ann McGrath. Survived by loving wife of 37 years, Mary McGrath; son, Tommy (Darby) Jaskiewicz; grandchildren, Hayley, Kael and Carys; goddaughters, Kenzi and Lucy; parents; siblings, Joy (David) Martin, David Jaskiewicz, Laurie (Michael) Jaskiewicz and Lynne (Mark) Dani; sisters-in-law, Melody Millar and Melanie Elfrink; special friend, Karen; dog, Molly; many nieces, nephews and friends. Friends may call Thursday, July 31, from 10 a.m. until time of the celebration of Ed's life at 11 a.m. at St. Cecilia Catholic Church, 434 Norton Rd. in Columbus, OH. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made in Edward's memory to Spinal Muscular Atrophy t(SMA) Research Fund - 301765, Campus Campaign 1480 West Lane Ave., Columbus, OH 43221; 614-292-3065 ccampaign@OSU.edu; "Sometimes our light goes out but is blown into flame by another human being. Each of us owes deepest thanks to those who have rekindled this light." -Albert Schweitzer. Arrangements by the TIDD FUNERAL HOME and CREMATORY.