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In memoriam: Edward J. Alweis

Edward J. Alweis

May 25, 1930 – Feb. 7, 2024

Edward J. Alweis, age 93, passed away peacefully on February 7, 2024. Born in Brooklyn, New York on May 25, 1930, he was the son of Herman and Mary Alweis. Ed and his family were long time residents of Syracuse before he and his wife, Mary, retired to Lake Worth, Florida.

After serving in the Army, Ed had a long career as a court reporter and was a Senior Court Reporter for the New York State court system. He was the co-owner of Machine Shorthand Reporting Service and the co-founder of Machine Shorthand of Syracuse, a court reporting school. Ed was very active in the Central New York Jewish Community and was a past president of the Syracuse Hebrew Day School and a past member of the Board of the Syracuse Jewish Federation.

Ed is survived by his wife of 67 years, Mary, his sons Aaron (Miriam), Kenneth (Karen), and Adam, grandchildren Daniel (Rivkah), Michael (Malka), Elisa (Melech), Jason and Natalie, and eleven great grandchildren. He was predeceased by his brother, Jack, and sister, Peggy.

Graveside services and burial will be held on February 9, 2024 at 12:15 p.m. at the Eternal Light Memorial Gardens, 11520 State Road #7, Boynton Beach, Florida. Memorial contributions can be made to the Central New York Jewish Federation.