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Edward Kleiner

Edward Kleiner, 99, of Wall Township died Feb. 20, 2017. Born in Tarnapol, Poland, he survived the Holocaust in the Kamionka work camp in Poland and later spent a year in an underground bunker trying to evade the Nazis. 

Immigrating to the United States with his late wife, Ingeborg, and $7 in each of their pockets, he settled in Brooklyn. Later he moved to Chatham for 45 years before moving to Wall about eight years ago. 

Mr. Kleiner founded a home building and construction company that developed several properties. 

He was a member of the Home Builders Association of America and of New Jersey. 

Predeceased by his wife in 2010, he is survived by his current wife, Iris (Koehler); two sons, Myron (Hannah) of Lloyd Harbor, N.Y., and Stewart Kleiner of Long Branch; a brother, Leon Kleiner of South Orange; and four grandchildren.

Services were held Feb. 22 with arrangements by Ross’ Shalom Chapels, Springfield.

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