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 with $7 in each of their pockets, Mr. Kleiner settled in Brooklyn. Later he moved to Chatham for 45 years before moving to Wall about eight years ago. 

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

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

Predeceased by Ingeborg in 2010, he is survived by his 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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