Eugene Rubin, 79, of West Orange died April 5, 2012. He was born in Newark.
Mr. Rubin was the owner of Wicker Outlet in West Orange from the late 1970s through 1990. More recently, he was the owner of Stone Balloon in Upper Montclair until a few years ago.
He was an Army veteran of the Korean Conflict.
He is survived by his wife, Sandy; two daughters, Jody Maurais and Missy Fishbane; and a sister, Judy Speloff.
Services were held April 6 with arrangements by Bernheim-Apter-Kreitzman Suburban Funeral Chapel, Livingston. Memorial contributions may be made to the West Orange Animal Welfare League, P.O. Box 232, West Orange, NJ 07052.