Charles H. Cherna, 91, of Livingston died Sept. 1, 2011. Born and raised in New York City, he lived in Livingston for the past 31 years.
Mr. Cherna was a registered architect and founder of Oradell Construction Company, established in 1952. He was a longtime member of Garden Jewish Center of Flushing, NY, and Synagogue of the Suburban Torah Center, Livingston.
He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II.
He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Sylvia (Pressman); three sons, Marc, Jeffrey, and David; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Services were held Sept. 2 with arrangements by Bernheim-Apter-Kreitzman Suburban Funeral Chapel, Livingston. Memorial contributions may be made to Suburban Torah Center, American Friends of Magen David Adom, or St. Barnabas Hospice and Palliative Care Center, West Orange.