Aaron Chernus of Livingston died Aug. 31, 2014. He was born in Newark.
After 15 years in the family business, Chain Curtain Stores, Mr. Chernus became a successful real estate developer in New Jersey.
He served as a U.S. Marine.
He participated for more than 20 years in both the New Jersey and National Senior Games, frequently earning medals.
He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Janet; his son, Jack (Jennifer); his daughter, Andrea; and three grandchildren.
Services were held Sept. 3 with arrangements by Bernheim-Apter-Kreitzman Suburban Funeral Chapel, Livingston.