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Edmond Kawash, 81, Ridgewood Resident

RIDGEWOOD, N.J. — Ridgewood resident Edmond Kawash, formerly of Englewood Cliffs, died Sunday, June 5. He was 81.

Kawash was a master hair stylist for many years and co-owner of Michele Arnold et Edouard Salons in several locations in Bergen and Morris counties.

He was a U.S. Army veteran, serving in Germany.

Kawash is survived by his wife, Linda; daughter, Kelli Kawash; son, Anthony Montagna; grandchildren, Laura and Morgan Montagna, and Edmond and Evangeline Kawash; sisters, Yvonne Pallotta, Jeanette Romanello, Marie Ghahary; brother, David Kawash; and 15 nieces and nephews.

Kawash was predeceased by his parents, Shafeek and Florence Kawash; and sister, Laurice Crispino.

A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Thursday at Mt. Carmel R.C. Church, 1 Passaic St., Ridgewood.

Interment will be in Hackensack Cemetery.

Donations in Kawash's honor can be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

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