Arnold S. Citrin

Arnold S. Citrin

Arnold Citrin, 86, of West Orange died Feb. 6, 2015. He was born in Brooklyn. 

Mr. Citrin was a partner in Citrin-Pitoscia Company, a candy brokerage. Having been enrolled in the Candy Hall of Fame in Hershey, Pa., he was a member of the National Confectionery Sales Association for four decades. 

He served his country during the Korean War. 

He was a volunteer in EEIS, where he read to the visually impaired on the radio. 

He supported many charities, including Southern Poverty Law Center and public television. 

He was a longtime member of the Manhattan Jewish Center in Brooklyn before moving to New Jersey and becoming a member of B’nai Shalom in West Orange. 

Predeceased by his first wife, Estelle, and his daughter, Hillary Ann, he is survived by his son, Marc (Luanne); his wife, Rosalind; a sister, Toby Reichstein; two stepdaughters, René Paparian and Elise Linden; and four grandsons. 

Services were held Feb. 8 with arrangements by J.L. Apter Memorial Chapels of Cedar Grove.

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