Mikhail Zarankin, 82, of New Providence died March 9, 2013. Born in the Ukraine, he came to the United States as a young man and lived in New Providence for many years.
Mr. Zarankin worked both independently, and for other firms, as an industrial plumber.
He is survived by his wife, Hilda (Freund); two daughters, Marina (Sergi) Kovtun and Victoria Zarankin; his stepson, Joshua Beim; and two grandchildren.
Services were held March 10 with arrangements by J.L. Apter Memorial Chapels, Maplewood. Memorial contributions may be made to Chabad Jewish Center of Basking Ridge.