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Max Sherman

Max Sherman, Esq., 99, of Springfield died Sept. 14, 2013. He was born in Newark.

Mr. Sherman was a partner with his son, Richard, for 38 years in their law firm, Sherman and Sherman in Springfield.

He attended Rutgers University, LLB, 1937, and was admitted as an attorney at law by the Supreme Court of New Jersey in 1938 and admitted to practice in the United States Supreme Court and as a counselor at law in 1945.

He was a municipal court judge for the Township of Springfield from 1963 to 1972 and counsel for the town from 1952 to 1958, and a member of the Union County and New Jersey bar associations. He was also counsel for many title companies, insurance companies, banks, and realty companies.

He was a founding member and trustee of Temple Beth Ahm Yisrael in Springfield and a member of its men’s club. He was also a member of B’nai B’rith and the Springfield Elks Lodge. He was a member of the Maplewood Country Club since 1985.

Predeceased by his wife, Martha, in 1999, he is survived by his son, Richard (Eileen) of Springfield; his daughter, Rosalie (Alfonso) Conte of Watchung; six grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

Services were held Sept. 16 with arrangements by Menorah Chapels at Millburn, Union. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, American Cancer Society, or Temple Beth Ahm Yisrael.

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