Herman Schkolnick, 91, of Parsippany died July 11, 2017. He grew up in Brooklyn and Washington, D.C., before moving to Parsippany in 1965.
His career centered on the design, development, and sales of television cameras and related products. He worked at Dumont Television, Fairchild Space and Defense Systems, Ikegami Electronics, and Panasonic, USA. His final project was supervising the design and installation of the first large-screen television at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif.
He assumed leadership positions at the Par-Troy Little League East, the Cub Scouts Pack 72, and the United Jewish Appeal.
He graduated from McKinley High School in the District then enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps, serving from 1944-1946. Following his honorable discharge as a corporal, Mr. Schkolnick attended the George Washington University graduating in 1950 with a degree in electrical engineering.
He was the eldest son of William and Bessie Schkolnick. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Elaine (nee Sanet); four children Barry (Caroline) of Los Angeles, Dr. Joseph (Ruth) of Fair Lawn, Richard (Lori) of Mountainside, and Wendy (Randy Solganik) of Shaker Heights, Ohio; a brother, Len; 10 grandchildren; and brother-in-law Dr. Robert Sanet (Linda).
Services were held July 13 with arrangements by J.L. Apter Memorial Chapels, Dover.