Edward “Buddy” Bleich

Edward “Buddy” Bleich

Edward “Buddy” Bleich, O.D.   March 29, 2016  

Beloved husband of Florence (Fishman) Bleich; dear father and father-in-law of Gail Lapin (the late Barry Mandel) and Peggy (Rodrick) Pearline; dear grandfather of Michelle Lapin and Steve Lapin; Samantha (Adam) Zadikoff and Carly Pearline; dear great grandfather of Asher and Shya Zadikoff; dear brother-in-law of the late Harold Fishman and Joyce (the late Ben) Berger; former father-in-law of Steve Lapin; our dear uncle, cousin and friend.

He was a veteran of World War II, as a bombardier in the 92nd Airborne Division of the US Army Air Corps. Dr. Bleich worked as an optometrist for more than 50 years. He was a volunteer at the U.S.O., the St. Louis Science Center and Missouri Baptist Medical Center.

Graveside service Thursday, March 31st, 10:00 AM at B’nai Amoona Cemetery, 930 North and South Road. Memorial contributions preferred to Gateway to Hope, 845 N. New Ballas Road, 63141 or N.C.J.W., 295 N. Lindbergh Blvd, 63141.