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.