Edward L. .Leach, 75, of Pittsgrove passed away on Monday, March 23, 2020 at home. Born in Philadelphia, PA he was a longtime resident of the South Jersey area. Before retiring he worked as a truck driver for J & D Trucking in Vineland. Edward was a Navy veteran of the Vietnam War. He was predeceased by his parents, Edwin F. and Daisy Leach and his first wife Helena P. Leach. He is survived by his wife, Madeline Leach, four children, Dianna Leach (Gregory Bell), Patricia Cotto (Daniel), Natalie Gillard (Troy), Edward Leach Jr. (Lashonda Gibson), 4 grandchildren, Kevin, Niajah, Nyla, and Eddie III, three great grandchildren, London, Leah, and Mekhi. Due to the circumstances surrounding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic funeral services will be private at the convenience of the family. Arrangements by the Carnesale Funeral Home, www.carnesalefuneralhome.com.