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ANDOVER: Edwin Traub, 84, of Andover, formerly of Lake Worth, Fla., Alton Bay, N.H., Salem, N.H. and Lawrence, Mass., passed on October 22, 2014 at Merrimack Valley Hospital in Haverhill. He was born April 26, 1930 in Lowell, and graduated from Methuen High School in 1948. He attended American International College and served in the Navy aboard the USS Franklin D. Roosevelt. Edwin owned and operated Arlington Floor Covering on Frankilin Street in Lawrence for 35 years. He was an Air Officer for the U.S. Coast Guard Auxillary, a member of the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association and the United Flying Octogenarians (UFO’s). He was a Master Mason and member of the John Hancock Lodge and 32nd Degree Mason with Aleppo Temple of Shriners. Edwin was known for his quick wit, boundless energy and love of life and love of his golden retreiver, Tov. He and his wife, Iris, enjoyed motor cycling, flying and boating into their late 70’s. He was the husband of Iris (Zundell) Traub; father of Marjorie Traub Cummings, Francee Traub Longmuir, Leonard Traub, Shari Traub; grandfather of Brendan, Jared, Stephanie, Peter, Travis, Haley and Scott; brother of Harold Traub and the late Neil Traub. He always found humor in every situation and one of his favorite quotes was “Other than that, Mrs. Lincoln, how was the play?” He will be dearly missed by his children, grandchildren friends and family.
Published on  September 16, 2015
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