Morris Siegel

Morris Siegel

Morris Siegel, 87, of Cranford died April 13, 2013. Born in New York City, he resided in Cranford most of his life.

Mr. Siegel was the owner of the Sportsman’s Shop, a retail men’s store in Cranford, for over 38 years, retiring in 1991.

He received a BS degree from Indiana University, where he was a founding member of ZBT fraternity.

His many memberships include serving as a former vice president of the Cranford Jaycees, former president of the Cranford Business Association, member of the board of directors of the Cranford Rotary, chairman of the Town Beautification Tree Planting, member of the NJ Men’s Retail Association, vice president of the River Carnival Planning Committee, member of the board of directors of the NJ Workshop for the Arts, and longtime member of Temple Emanu-El of Westfield.

He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Shifra (Wise); three daughters, Laura (Alan) Yatvin of Philadelphia, Barbara (Larry) Carlson of Carver, Mass., and Patricia (Andrew) Diengott of Dover, NH; a brother, Bernard of Somerset; and seven grandchildren.

Services were held April 16 with arrangements by Menorah Chapels at Millburn, Union. Memorial contributions may be made to UJA, the Celiac Disease Foundation, or National Foundation for Celiac Awareness.

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