Joseph Posner, 91, of Miami and South Orange died June 26, 2017. He was born in Newark.
Mr. Posner was an award-winning poet and photographer.
He graduated from South Side High School in Newark, and earned his B.A. from University of Miami.
A sergeant in the Army, he served in the 78th division in Europe and was a Purple Heart recipient.
He is survived by three brothers, David, Harvey, and Hyman.
Services were held July 2 with arrangements by Bernheim-Apter-Kreitzman Suburban Funeral Chapel, Livingston.