Abe Goldenberg

Abe Goldenberg

Abe (“Poppy Abe”) Goldenberg, 97, of Marlboro died Sept. 30, 2010. Born in Brooklyn, he resided in Queens for 40 years before moving to Marlboro more than 20 years ago.

Prior to his retirement, Mr. Goldenberg was a self-employed salesman for china and glassware, selling to “mom and pop” gift stores on Long Island, the Jersey shore, and parts of New England. He also served as a company clerk during World War II.

He attended Brookdale Community College for 14 years, and was honored as its oldest, most active art student in 2003.

Predeceased by his wife, Ruth, in 1982, and his son-in-law Marc Levin, he is survived by two daughters, Sheila Levin and Linda Kaplan; his brother, Arthur Manders of California; five grandchildren; two great-grandsons; and his partner of 26 years, Florence Milman.

Services were held Oct. 3 at Bloomfield-Cooper Jewish Chapels, Manalapan. Memorial contributions may be made to Freehold Jewish Center or Monmouth Reform Temple, Tinton Falls.

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