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Jose Eduardo “Ed” Hernandez

Jose Eduardo “Ed” Hernandez, age 62, loving husband, father, grandfather, son, brother, uncle, and friend to all, went home to the Lord on April 3, 2021.

Born in Manati, Puerto Rico, Ed’s childhood home was in Brooklyn, New York. He spent his adult life in Staten Island, New York then relocated to Middletown, Delaware.

Ed proudly served in the US Military starting with the Army Reserve and ending his military career honorably with the US Navy. He was also an accomplished IT professional with over 30 years of experience.

Ed was a man of heart and humor who loved to spend all of his time with his wife, grandchildren, children, and friends. His second love after his family was The New York Giants…GO BLUE!

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 1 pm until 3 pm on Monday, April 12, 2021, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 275 East Main Street, Middletown, DE, followed by a funeral service at 3 pm. Face masks will be required for all in attendance. Interment will be held privately.

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29 Condolences for Jose Eduardo “Ed” Hernandez

  • I know that you’re in God’s presence but, you are missed here… Eddie will always be a part of me.

  • REST IN POWER

  • Beautiful. Absolutely beautiful❤

  • Thinking of you with fond memories ❤

  • He will always be a part of us. Never to be forgotten. We loved you dearly, my brother. Until we meet in heaven with our Lord and Savior.

  • Ed was such a loving, warm, and fun man who opened his arms and heart to everyone. I’m grateful to have known such an incredible man. May he rest in peace.

  • You will forever be in my heart! You were like a brother to me and for that I always loved you for it! RIP! You will be missed! May God have you under his wings! 🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻

  • I’d like to send my sincere condolences to all Ed’s family and to let you know how sad I feel at his passing. I have been working with Ed for the past 2 years at Barclays, we were in the same team. He was such a larger than life character and always made me laugh on the team meetings. He brought a smile to everyone’s face and it was such a pleasure working with him.

    It was clear how much he valued his family and how much love he had for you all. The police birthday drive by was an amazing story, it seemed that bringing happiness to his loved ones is what made him happy.
    I will miss him and you will all be in my thoughts and prayers for a long time to come. Xx

  • Wow, the next time I saw Ed I thought I’d be saying Hello, not goodbye! I’ve known Ed for many, many years and we spent countless days and nights hanging out together. Besides the handball court, we’ve shared so many laughs and great times. He has always been a good friend to me even though he moved hours away. I will miss him and his dry sense of humor. Most importantly, I know he knew the Lord and believe he is in His presence forevermore. I love you Eddie. Rest in eternal peace my friend.

  • RIP for you made a difference in others lives, let it be friends or family.

  • My Dearest Brother Ed, I will always carry your smile, your love and all our memories together in my heart, I will love you always and forever, you are a major part of me that will always be in my heart. Words can’t express just how much you mean to me, I love you with all my heart . With sorrow in my heart I will say goodbye for now but I know we will see each other again. I know that you’re in Gods presence.I Love You So Much!

  • Our Sweet and caring Negrito will always be in my heart. Your shenanigans and your ways of making everyone laugh will be missed, but I will see you some day and I know you are in the BEST place. Love you always!

  • My condolences and prayer to the family, he will be greatly missed. RIP my friend till we meet again 💔😢

  • Our deepest condolences to everyone. Wish god could have given him more time so that we could have gotten to know each other better, the moments that we did spend, we would have really been like brothers. RIP my friend.

  • In a lifetime, people come and go . Some leave, some stay, some become friends and some become more than friends, they become brothers, and that was Ed to me! Together we acted silly, stupid, goofy, but by doing so, we had the best unforgettable times and till this day I can’t remember one bad time . A beautiful human being , husband, father, grandfather, friend , MY BROTHER! Till we meet again….

  • Ed, you will leave a big hole within the Barclays ST team. larger than life your laugh and humour will be missed by all.
    God bless my friend
    Deborah Willacy

  • Gosh this hurts to the core… I’m so saddened and angry but God doesn’t make mistakes, so despite the loss of Eddie’s physical presence we can rest assure that God has assigned him to watch over his family’s life and wellbeing. My most sincere condolences.

  • Ed was one of the nicest and kindest people i knew. He wasn’t just a coworker but also a friend. Someone I could just pick up the phone or text and joke with. His personality would lightened up a room! I’m going to miss him greatly but i also know he is home with the Lord. I’m grateful to have met Ed and had this time to get to know him.

  • Dear Ed, I will miss you on our daily stand up calls my dear friend. Your humour, dedication and nothing is a challenge attitude I will miss dearly. You are not gone my friend, you are with me always. God bless you and your family. You and your family will be in my thoughts and prayers.

    Sumendra Edward, Barclays UK.

  • My deepest condolences to all🙏 I known Eddie for many years he was a beautiful happy person in our life’s you will be truly miss Rest in Paradise my friend🙏

  • I’d like to pass on my sincere condolences to all of Ed’s family. Such a beautiful, friendly personality. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Steve (Barclays) xx

  • You are and always will be my big brother, my protector, my 1st best friend, my childhood, my family. I have no idea how I will heal from letting you go. I know you are in the presence of The Almighty and that gives me some comfort! I will lock you tightly in my heart! The memories and fun times I will relive in my mind! Your sarcasm & funny sense of humor will be missed so much! I could always count on you to be in my corner without me asking.
    Te amare siempre mi negro lindo!
    I will love you always and forever!!

  • Maria and Family; I give peace to all and love that will keep us as one but of this I put my hands together and pray while I look up to our Heaven asking Our Father to pray for us as we continue to heal and Glorify our names that one day we will will see our loved ones as they look down on us in prayer, Amen!🙏❤️🌹

  • Rest in peace my friend. I have known Ed since he joined Barclays in 2013. He was a great person to work with. He had a big heart and a big personality to go with it. You always knew when Ed was in the room. My heartfelt condolences to Ed’s loved ones on your loss.

  • Ed you impacted my life more than you knew! I wish I had a chance to say that last goodbye. Thank you for everything you did for all of us!

  • I was shocked and saddened to hear of this horrible news. You will be missed Ed, you were the best manager I ever had. Rest in peace my friend. In God’s hands you rest…

  • A great man that will be missed. He opened the door for me in the IT world

  • I knew Ed for many years. He always welcomed me into his home. His home was always filled with laughter and love. I can’t remember a time that I did not see him with his granddaughter and his soulmate. It’s truly unfortunate that he is gone and they are left to mourn this great man. My prayers are with them in this time. RIP my friend.

  • Sorry for taking this long to post. Honestly didn’t even know i could do this. At one point in my life nothing made sense. I couldnt have cared less if it all ended well or horribly. My step grandfather eddy changed that. He would always help out when he could and it left more of an impression than i thought it did. My only regret is that i didnt do enough to return the favor. After hearing so many of his stories in our car rides up to wilmington in the morning i realised just how great he was to everyone and me, even though i knew it wouldn’t last forever. Im glad he’s at peace with god now. Even after his passing its impossible to forget such a man. I love you step grandad. Hopefully I’ll get to see you in the next life, and share you some of my stories.