Norman Rothenberg

Norman Rothenberg

Norman Rothenberg of Pompton Plains, formerly of Livingston and Delray Beach, Fla., died March 12, 2017. He was born in Newark.

Dr. Rothenberg was a dentist for 46 years in private practice with his two sons in Livingston prior to his retirement in 1990. He was a staff member and attending dentist at Kessler Institute of Rehabilitation for almost 20 years. He also served in a similar capacity for 10 years at Theresa Grotta Rehabilitation Center, treating the elderly and disabled.

He attended Rutgers University, New Brunswick, and graduated from New York University College of Dentistry in 1945. He was a dental resident at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center. 

He served in the Army A.S.T.P. (Army Specialized Training Program) in World War II and as a captain in the Army Dental Corps during the Korean War. 

He was a member of the Essex County New Jersey Dental Society and a lifetime member of the American Dental Association. He also belonged to the Newark Dental Club. 

Predeceased by his wife Evelyn (Rosenbloom), he is survived by his wife, Emily Rothenberg; his daughter, Joan S. Rothenberg of Florida; two sons, Richard S. (Susan) of North Carolina and Glenn A. (Jane) of Denville; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Services were held March 17 with arrangements by Menorah Chapels at Millburn, Union. 

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