David Martin Geiger, Ph.D., 88, of Boynton Beach, Fla., died on August 25. He was a history professor at Lehman College and worked for the Fair Lawn Board of Education.
He is survived by his wife, Arlene, neé Gross, and children, Jonathan Geiger, Miriam Glassman, Richard Eggert, Dave Reppert, and Jodi Magen. Arrangements were by Eden Memorial Chapels, Fort Lee.
John D. Langwell, 93, of Freeport, N.Y., died on August 19. Born in Germany, he was a Holocaust survivor. He was a mechanical engineer for Ademco in Syosset, N.Y.
He is survived by his wife, Hanne, neé Gutenstien, children, Richard, and Marcia Morris; and three grandchildren. Arrangements were by Eden Memorial Chapels.
Mark Babyatsky, M.D., 55, of River Vale died on August 25.
He was the chairman of medicine for the Monmouth Medical Center.
He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Greenstein, children, Joshua, Grant, and Amanda; a sister, Linda Meltzer (Craig), and a niece and nephew. Arrangements were by Gutterman and Musicant Jewish Funeral Directors, Hackensack.
Janet Weissman, 94, of Teaneck, died August 16. Arrangements were by Louis Suburban Chapel.
Edward James “Jimmy” Sorock, 91, of Fair Lawn died August 16. Born in Brooklyn, he was a U.S. Merchant Marine World War II veteran. He was a University of Pennsylvania graduate and earned a master’s from Columbia University. He worked in sales and as a wedding photographer, before retiring as a social studies teacher and audio visual director at Wayne Valley High School. He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Francine, née Lendman; sons, Peter of Washington, D.C., and Gary (Eleanor) of Highland Park; a sister, Phyllis Kusnitz of Tamarac, Fla.; and three grandchildren. Donations can be sent to Valley Hospital Hospice, Ridgewood. Arrangements were by Louis Suburban Chapel, Fair Lawn.
Henny Schachter, neé Feuerstein, 89, of Rockleigh, died August 18. Born in Vienna, before retiring she was a ladies hat buyer in New York City. Two daughters, Tina Carbone of Cliffside Park and Gail Ilic of Pound Ridge, N.Y.; a brother, Herb Feuerstein of Fort Lee, and two grandchildren survive her. Donations can be sent to Congregation Gesher Shalom/ JCC of Fort Lee or the Alzheimer’s Association. Arrangements were by Eden Memorial Chapels in Fort Lee.
Stanton A. Appell, 88, of Fort Lee, died August 18. He was an Army World War II veteran who fought in the Battle of Bulge. Before retiring, he worked in sales in the hardware industry. He is survived by his wife, Elaine, neé Panzer, a son, Scott of Puerto Rico, and a daughter, Meredith of Brooklyn. Arrangements were by Eden Memorial Chapels in Fort Lee.
Hortense Chrisman, neé Singer, 95, of Paterson, died August 14. She was an ambulance driver for the Red Cross in World War II. A Beaver College graduate, she was an interior designer and a longtime member of Temple Emanuel in Paterson.
Predeceased by her husband, Dr. Irving, she is survived by her children, Stephanie Duran, Michael, and Bret; three grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.
Donations can be sent to Project Exploration, c/o Gabrielle Lyon, Chicago, IL. Arrangements were by Louis Suburban Chapel, Fair Lawn.