Melvin H. Kopelman, 88, of Fort Lee died Aug. 13, 2012. Born and raised in Dorchester, Mass., he was formerly of Randolph and Aventura, Fla.
Mr. Kopelman was a teacher of English and German in Roselle and a businessman.
He was a U.S World War II Navy veteran.
He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Rita; his son, Joel; his daughter, Susan; and four grandchildren.
Services were held Aug. 15 with arrangements by Sinai Memorial Chapels, Delray Beach, Fla. Memorial contributions may be made to the Brandeis University Scholarship Program, where he was a member for over 20 years.