Alfred Siegler

Alfred Siegler

Alfred L. Siegler, 88, of Boynton Beach, Fla., died Jan. 2, 2015. Born in Newark, he also had lived in West Orange and Livingston. 

Mr. Siegler founded and was president of Niagara Paper and Twine Corp. in Newark. 

He graduated from Weequahic High School, Newark, and later attended Penn State University, where he studied architecture. 

During World War II he served as a ball-turret gunner aboard a B-24 Liberator aircraft in the 13th Air Force based in the Pacific Theater from 1943 to 1945. 

He was a former member of the YM-YWHA in West Orange, where he regularly played paddleball with a close circle of friends. 

Predeceased by a son, Jack, he is survived by his wife, Rosemarie; his daughter, Lori Mausner; a son, Joseph; and two grandchildren. 

Services were held Jan. 8 with arrangements by Jewish Memorial Chapel, Clifton.

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