Richard M. Salsburg, 73, of West Orange died June 11, 2011. Born in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., he lived in Short Hills before moving to West Orange last year.
Mr. Salsburg was a founding partner of the law firm Mandelbaum, Salsburg, Lazris & Discenza of West Orange in 1979.
He was a graduate of Syracuse University and University of Virginia School of Law.
He was a member of Congregation B’nai Jeshurun, Short Hills, and a trustee of Green Brook Country Club, North Caldwell. He served on the boards of the Jewish Family Service of MetroWest, the Crohn and Colitis Foundation, D.A.R.E., and the Mental Health Association of Essex County.
He is survived by his wife, Ellen (Sokolow); two sons, Greg and Josh; his brother, Terry Nelson; and two grandchildren.
Services were held June 13 with arrangements by Bernheim-Apter-Kreitzman Suburban Funeral Chapel, Livingston.