Alvin D. Schaffer, 91, of West Orange died Oct. 17, 2013. Born in Newark, he resided in West Orange for most of his life.
Before retiring, Mr. Schaffer was associated with Blaustein Company of Baltimore, a large oil services conglomerate.
He was a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania.
He was a U.S. Army veteran who served during World War II.
He also was active in local politics in West Orange.
He is survived by his wife, Anita Norma (Baurer); two sons, Richard (Cindy) of New York City and Dean (Linda) of Purchase, NY; and four grandchildren.
Services were held Oct. 20 with arrangements by Menorah Chapels at Millburn, Union.