Morris Kolstein, 90, of Delray Beach, Fla., died May 8, 2015. Born in Montclair, he resided in Bloomfield before moving to Monroe Township. He moved to Delray Beach in 2009.
Prior to retiring in 1995, Mr. Kolstein was a self-employed, Bloomfield-based wholesale supplier to the food, liquor, and restaurant business for 50 years. He was a U.S. Army veteran, having served from 1943 to 1945, and was past commander of the Jewish War Veterans’ North Essex Post 146.
He was a former congregant and past president of Temple B’nai Zion (now Temple Ner Tamid) of Bloomfield. He was past president of the Bloomfield Liquor Dealers Association, was a SCORE volunteer for 10 years, and was a volunteer at Boca Raton Helping Hands.
Predeceased by his wife, Bernice Carchman Kolstein, in 2014, he is survived by two daughters, Beverly Rubin of Margate and Lorraine Speake of Tomball, Texas; a stepsister, Bess Finder of Norfolk, Va.; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Services were held May 15 with arrangements by Mount Sinai Memorial Chapels, East Brunswick. Memorial contributions may be made to Trustbridge Hospice or Wounded Warrior Project.