Albert Lipowitz

Albert Lipowitz

Albert Lipowitz, 86, of West Orange died March 5, 2012.

Mr. Lipowitz was the retired owner of Almon, a manufacturing business.

A Purple Heart recipient, he endured the attack on the SS Leopoldville, a civilian military transport ship that was torpedoed in the English Channel, surviving by floating at sea until he was rescued.

He is survived by his wife, Beatrice; four sons, Martin, Robert, David, and Richard; and two grandchildren.

Services were held March 9 with arrangements by J.L. Apter Memorial Chapels of Cedar Grove.

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