Julius Kessler of Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., died Dec. 19, 2014. Born in Germany, he lived in Springfield for over 40 years before moving to Palm Beach Gardens.
Mr. Kessler owned A&J Kessler, Inc., a retail liquor store in New York City, for over 50 years.
He was a graduate of Long Branch High School and Rutgers University.
He served his country in the U.S. Army.
He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Beverly; two sons, David (Robyn) and Steven (Cheri); his daughter, Randi (Richard) Butwin; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Services were held Sept. 21 with arrangements by Bernheim-Apter-Kreitzman Suburban Funeral Chapel, Livingston.