Philip Morris Colton, 71, of West Orange died Dec. 24, 2013.
Mr. Colton was territory manager for Johnson Wax. Later, he owned Shamrock Dental Company of New Jersey and Colton Dental Services, LLC.
He served in the United States Air Force.
He is survived by his wife, Charlene of Livingston; his son, Matthew of Clearwater, Fla.; a brother, Stewart of Short Hills; and a sister, Terry Kruger of West Caldwell.
Private services were held with arrangements by Bernheim-Apter-Kreitzman Suburban Funeral Chapel, Livingston. A memorial service will be held Jan. 24 at 3 p.m. at Congregation Beth El, South Orange.