Marc Friedenberg

Marc Friedenberg

Marc John Friedenberg, 89, of Scotch Plains died July 10, 2016. He lived in Jersey City, Bayonne, and Hillside before moving to Scotch Plains 38 years ago. 

Mr. Friedenberg was a controller at Gulton Industries in Metuchen and was the northeast vice president of U.S. Industries based in New York City. In later years, he owned and operated a manufacturing company in Plainfield. 

He was a graduate of Cornell University, class of 1950, and also obtained a degree from Rutgers University in 1955. He served in the Navy during World War II. He served as a trustee on the Scotch Plains Library Board for many years and was a member of the Union County Pollution Control Finance Authority. 

An avid tennis player throughout his life, he won numerous tennis tournaments and was a member of Netherwood Tennis Club. In 1958, The Jersey Journal newspaper named him the outstanding player in Hudson County. 

He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Seena; two daughters, Ellen Friedenberg of New York City and Meryl (Jack) Mann of Essex Fells; his son, Keith of Kirtland, Ohio; and six grandchildren. 

Services were held July 12 with arrangements by Menorah Chapels at Millburn, Union. Memorial contributions may be made to The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research.

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