|Edward G. Ibanez|
|Service: July 10, 2020 (Friday) - Private|
Location: All Souls Cemetery, 11401 Brink Road, Germantown, MD 20876
Edward Gonzalo Ibanez, passed away on Wednesday, July 1, 2020 at a young age of 63 years old in his home in Germantown, Maryland after a brief battle with Liver Cancer. He was born on February 5, 1957 in Guatemala City, Guatemala. He came to American in 1978 with his mother and brother. His remaining siblings joined him the following year. He married Lisa, the love of his life, on July 14, 1984, who survives him. Edward is survived by his three children, Jason Ibanez, Elizabeth Armato (and spouse, John Armato), and Jeffrey Ibanez (and spouse, Kenia Ibanez). Edward is also survived by his three grandchildren, Benjamin Armato, Jacob Armato and Henry Ibanez. Edward was predeceased by his mother, Maria Teresa Ipina.
Edward served 25 years at WSSC as an Electrical/Mechanical Maintenance Technician. Anyone that knew Edward knew he had such an incredible sense of humor. Even after his diagnosis on May 8, 2020, Edward never lost his spirit and continued to make people smile and laugh. He was an avid sports fan and spent many evenings cheering on his favorite teams. Him and his wife spent many Friday evenings at their favorite restaurant having a drink and laughing with friends. Edward also enjoyed spending time with his brother, Edgar Ipina. Edward was always there to help relatives and friends with household projects. He inspired many people with his kindness. He was a wonderful teacher on many subjects and was always there when someone needed him.
He was so proud of his children and being able to watch them grow up and have their own children. He had enough #1 Grandpa shirts to wear one every day of the week. Edward spent a lot of time with his family. He was a wonderful husband, a great father and grandfather. His smile was contagious. He will be truly missed by all that knew him.
Services will be held on Friday, July 10, 2020 in a private ceremony for family and close friends at All Souls Cemetery. If you wish to send flowers prior to the service, please send them to All Souls Cemetery at 11401 Brink Road, Germantown, MD 20876 for Edward Ibanez.
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