Myrtle Beach, SC Edward Charles Bleaken, 88, passed away Wednesday, September 7, 2011 at Grand Strand Regional Medical Center. Edward was born in Passaic, NJ on September 22, 1922 and was the son of the late Edward Charles and Bertha Fankhauser Bleaken and brother of the late Leatrice Joy Kolenut and Roger Bleaken. Formerly of Clifton, NJ, he and his wife moved to the Myrtle Beach area in 1985. He was a member of the Elks Lodge, Past Junior Warden and a member of Trinity Episcopal Church. Surviving are his wife of 64 years, Constance C. Bleaken of Myrtle Beach; two sons, Jeffery Edward Bleaken of Cherry Hill, NJ and Scott Dickson Bleaken of San Rafael, CA; a daughter, Cindy Bleaken Polzer of Clifton, NJ; a sister, Fern Ann Steele of Montville, NJ; six grandchildren, Erin, Katie, Sarah, Andrew, Brigid and Ryan. A Celebration of Life Memorial Service will be held 11:00 a.m. on Monday, September 12, 2011 at Trinity Episcopal Church with the Reverend Robert Sturdy officiating. Inurnment will follow in the church columbarium. The family will receive friends following the service at the church.