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Charles Sherman

Charles Sherman, 94, of Maplewood died Nov. 17, 2011. Born in Elizabeth, he lived in Linden; Lauderhill, Fla.; and Southbury, Conn., before moving to Maplewood in 2002.

Mr. Sherman taught physical education in the Elizabeth school system for 30 years. He also taught critical issues of health at Kean University and Bergen Community College in addition to being a certified Red Cross First Aid and swim instructor. Along with his wife, Norma, he directed many overnight summer camps.

He received his BS and MA degrees and guidance certification from Seton Hall University.

He served in the U.S. Army for three years during World War II in China, Burma, and India.

He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Norma (Klein); his daughter, Maureen Sisselman of Livingston; his son, Michael of Stuart, Fla.; four grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter.

Services were held Nov. 18 with arrangements by Menorah Chapels at Millburn, Union. Memorial contributions may be made to The Barnabas Health Hospice and Palliative Care Center, Alzheimer’s Association, or the Winchester Gardens Scholarship Fund.

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