Gerald H. Freedman, 86, of Princeton died April 4, 2012. Born in New York, he resided in Princeton the past 47 years.
In 1965, Mr. Freedman started his own accounting firm, Freedman and Company, in Princeton. After a number of years, he expanded it and took on a partner, becoming Freedman and Druker. The company evolved into the regional firm of Mercadien, PC. He eventually left public accounting to operate Kooltronic, Inc. with his wife.
He was a graduate of Rider University.
He was a generous philanthropist, giving his support to many causes.
He is survived by his wife, Anne Lee Freedman; his daughter, Deborah Freedman; his son, Barry; a brother, Victor Friedman; a sister, Phyllis Tolkowsky; and three grandchildren.
Services were held April 9 with arrangements by Orland’s Ewing Memorial Chapel, Ewing. Memorial contributions may be made to the Leon Siskowitz Fund at Adath Israel Congregation, 1958 Lawrenceville Rd., Lawrenceville, NJ 08648; or The Jess Epstein Lunch-and-Learn Fund at The Jewish Center, 435 Nassau St., Princeton, NJ 08540.