Harry Fixler, 91, of Short Hills died Oct. 10, 2014. Born in Hotin, Romania, he survived the Holocaust and later, as a foot soldier, assisted the Russian army in the defeat of the Nazi regime. He arrived in the United States in 1950.
Mr. Fixler founded and built a successful real estate enterprise.
He served in the U.S. military during the Korean War.
He was a founding member and major supporter of Ahavat Torah-Chabad at Short Hills, which honored him for his service to the community.
He is survived by his wife, Rhea; two sons, Steven of Fort Myers, Fla., and Michael of Scottsdale, Ariz.; his daughter, Amy of Short Hills; and six grandchildren.
Services were held Oct. 12 with arrangements by Menorah Chapels at Millburn, Union. Memorial contributions may be made to NYU Melanoma Research Program, c/o Dr. Anna Pavlick, NYC Cancer Center, 9th floor, 160 East 34th St., New York, NY 10016.