Edward Kleiner

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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