Abraham J. Friedman of Scottsdale, Ariz., died July 30, 2018. He grew up in Newark and retired to Scottsdale in 1991.
Mr. Friedman was the owner of Gary’s restaurant in Maplewood for four decades.
He attended Weequahic High School, Newark.
He was involved in the Maplewood/South Orange community, serving on many boards and sponsoring numerous athletic teams.
He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Libby; three children; and four grandchildren.
Burial was at Paradise Memorial Gardens, Scottsdale.