Richard “Rick” Colton, 82, of Glen Rock, formerly of Fair Lawn, died on April 22.
A New York University graduate, he was vice president of purchasing at Merrill Lynch in New York City. He was a first lieutenant in the Army during the Korean War stationed at the Pentagon and was a member of the Glen Rock Activities Club and the Fair Lawn Drug Abuse Counsel.
Predeceased by his first wife, Ann, he is survived by his wife, Marilyn, daughter, Michele Green; stepchildren, Steven Mendelsohn, Linda Mayer, and Wendy Padykula, and four grandchildren.
Donations can be sent to the American Diabetes Association or the Christian Health Care Center, Wyckoff. Arrangements were by Louis Suburban Chapel Fair Lawn.
Lee Sheiman, 60, of Fair Lawn, formerly of Yonkers, N.Y., died on April 22. An Indiana State University graduate, he was director of operations and human resources at Mosholu Montefiore Community Center in Bronx, N.Y. for over 25 years. He is survived by his wife of 23 years, Diane; his parents, Beverly and Walter Sheiman, a sister, Rochelle Sheiman; and two nieces. Donations can be sent to Mosholu Montefiore Community Center, Bronx, N.Y. Arrangements were by Louis Suburban Chapel, Fair Lawn.
Alice Mandel, neé Dranger, 87, of Fort Lee died on April 20. Born in Vienna, she was a bank manager in New York City. Predeceased by her husband, Irving, she is survived by her children, Howard (Susan), and Michelle Frankel (Bryan); and four grandchildren. Arrangements were by Eden Memorial Chapels, Fort Lee.
Aron Kurnov, 93, of Wayne died on April 19. Arrangements were by Louis Suburban Chapel, Fair Lawn.
Joel Goodman of Cranford, Boca Raton, Fla., and Rock Hill, N.Y., formerly of Union and Newark, died on April 20. He served in Iceland and Europe during World War II. Afterwards, he worked in the family business Malin’s 5 & 10 in Roselle for over 30 years. He also founded Goodman Realty in Cranford. He was a past president of Temple Beth Shalom in Union and chaired the Union Israel Bond drive for many years. He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Eleanor, neé Malin, his children, Gary of Cranford and Sue Greenberg of Paramus; three grandchildren, and one great-grandchild. Arrangements were by Menorah Chapels at Millburn.
Helen Morganstein, neé Greenberger, 96, of Forest Hills, N.Y., died on April 12. Born in New York City, she was a showroom manager in the garment industry. Predeceased by her husband, Alex, she is survived by her children, Sandy, Sanford, and Joan Cooper; five grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren. Arrangements were by Eden Memorial Chapels, Fort Lee.
Ira A. Feinberg, 84, of Fort Lee, died on April 21. He was an Army veteran of the Korean Conflict and a member of Young Israel of Fort Lee. He was the youngest American volunteer to join the Palmach via the Jewish Underground’s New York Office . Traveling to Europe, he was smuggled into a DP camp in France. He was among a small group of soon-to-be soldiers in Israel’s first army that left Marseilles. For 50 years, he spoke on Israel’s fight for survival for United Jewish Appeal and Israel Bonds. In 2008, he produced/directed the award-winning documentary “My Brothers Keeper” as a tribute to the men and woman of the Haganah. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Yaffa (Betty) neé Hausfater, children, Bryan (Anat) of Fort Lee, and Juliette Silver (Larry) of Roslyn, N.Y., and four grandchildren. Donations can be made to the American Veterans of Israel. Arrangements were by Eden Memorial Chapels, Fort Lee.
Henry “Hy” Farber, 90, of Ridgewood died on April 14. Born in New York City, he graduated from Brooklyn College and received a master’s from Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University. He served in the U.S. Army Signal Corps and was vice president of communications at Home Life Insurance Company for 37 years. He volunteered for community organizations including UJA and the Hebrew Free Loan Association. He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Yetta, daughters, Susan Farber Straus (David) and Marilyn; sisters, Sylvia Legman and Barbara Golden; two grandchildren; three great-grandchildren, and nieces and nephews. Arrangments were by Robert Schoem’s Menorah Chapel, Paramus.