Albert Shire, 91, of South Orange died Aug. 23, 2015. He was born in New York City and raised in the Bronx.
Dr. Shire was a practicing psychologist for 60 years.
He received his bachelor’s degree from City College and earned his PhD from the University of Michigan.
He served in the U.S. Army during World War II.
Predeceased by his first wife, Phyllis, in 1999, he is survived by his wife, Beverly Perlman; his son, Harold of Boston; his daughter, Amy Shire (Peter Cidi) of Brooklyn; two stepchildren, Laura Perlman (Lester McGuire) of Indianapolis and Sharon (Carlos) Berry of Oakland, Calif.; and five grandchildren.
Services were held Aug. 26 with arrangements by Menorah Chapels at Millburn, Union. Memorial contributions may be made to The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research.