Howard R. Roth, 88, of Dedham, Mass., died June 26, 2013. He grew up in Irvington and lived in Springfield for most of his life before moving to Massachusetts four years ago.
Mr. Roth was president and an owner of Business Furniture, Inc., a successful contract office furniture company with offices in Elizabeth, Princeton, New York, and Parsippany.
He was a graduate of Upsala College, East Orange.
He was a World War II veteran.
He was a member of the Maplewood Country Club for many years and gave generously to Israel and to educational, medical, and other charities.
Predeceased by his wife, Muriel, in 2009, he is survived by two sons, Mark and Jonathan; two daughters, Marcy and Linda; a brother, Richard of Mountainside; and five grandchildren.
Services were held June 27 with arrangements by Levine Chapels, Brookline, Mass. Memorial contributions may be made to causes that further Israel’s growth and well being.