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Jerome Horowitz

Jerome Horowitz, DDS, 90, of Springfield died May 8, 2016. 

Dr. Horowitz, founder of the dental clinic at Daughters of Israel in West Orange, the only geriatric center in the state with one, was a past president of the New Jersey State Board of Dentistry, served with the Northeast Regional Board of Dental Examiners, and was a past president of the New Jersey chapter of Alpha Omega Dental Fraternity. He participated in many dental missions to serve residents of Israel. 

He served in the U.S. Navy in World War II in the Pacific front. 

He served as past president of the Millburn Township Board of Education and Congregation B’nai Israel of Millburn. He was a 12-year member of the board of governors of Daughters of Israel and an immediate past board member of Oheb Shalom Congregation of South Orange. He was past president of the Jewish Historical Society of MetroWest, a founding father of the Millburn-Short Hills First Aid Squad and its first president, and a past president of Millburn-Short Hills Kiwanis. 

He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Rita (Tepper); two sons, Alan of Newark, Del., and John (Deborah Leavitt) of Winter Park, Fla.; two daughters, Jo Ann of Summit and Beth Giladi of West Orange; a brother, Robert; and five grandchildren. 

Services were held May 10 with arrangements by Menorah Chapels at Millburn, Union.

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