Arnold Kimmel

Arnold Kimmel

Arnold N. Kimmel, 89, of Boca Raton, Fla., died July 1, 2017. He formerly lived in Philadelphia; Yardley, Pa.; Long Beach Island; and Trenton before moving permanently to Boca Raton in 1989.

Dr. Kimmel was a podiatrist in Trenton for 38 years prior to his retirement. He was chief of podiatry service at Donnelly Memorial, St. Francis Medical Center, Hospital of N.J. Prisons (Trenton, Clinton, and Annandale), and Hunterdon Medical Center, and an attending podiatrist at Greenwood House (Jewish Home for the Aged) in Ewing and Bordentown Home for Gifted Children.

He was a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and Temple School of Podiatric Medicine. 

He was a medical officer in the 50th Armored Division of the N.J. National Guard. 

He sat on the board of directors of Greenwood House and the board of trustees of Adath Israel Congregation in Lawrenceville, and was involved with the Long Beach Island Foundation. He served two terms as president of the Boca West Homeowners Association and was president of the Laurel Oaks Condo Association. 

Predeceased by his wife, Estelle Eisen Kimmel, he is survived by his wife of 35 years, Lenore (Lenny); two daughters, Margo Petersen and Barbara (Bill) Boyd; his son, Richard (Suzanne); two stepchildren, Brian (Nancy) Forman and Margee Forman; a sister, Debby Goldman; and seven grandchildren. 

Services were held July 6 with arrangements by Orland’s Ewing Memorial Chapel, Ewing. Memorial contributions may be made to Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County, Boca Raton.

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