On October 21, 2004, EDWARD J.; beloved husband of Verna A. (nee Hoffman); devoted father of Virginia Inez Wendel and Amy J. Wendel-Palmer; devoted grandfather of Michael Vernon Palmer; devoted uncle of Capt. Frank V. Schraml; devoted father-in-law of Lawrence Palmer. Funeral Services will be held at the Lassahn Funeral Home, Inc., 7401 Belair Road, on Monday at 11 A.M. Interment Gardens of Faith Cemetery. Friends may call on Saturday and Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 P.M. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions be made to Zion United Church of Christ Building Fund, 8701 Cottington Road, Baltimore, MD 21236.