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Roy Doctofsky

Roy S. Doctofsky, 86, of Marlboro died Aug. 2, 2015. He was a Perth Amboy native and resided there through high school. He raised his family in Holmdel and resided in Marlboro for the last nine years. 

Mr. Doctofsky was the owner of Publix Pharmacy in Woodbridge from 1948 to 1996.

He graduated from Rutgers College of Pharmacy in 1951. 

During the Korean War, he served in the U.S. Army Medical Service in Frankfurt, Germany.

He was a member of Congregation Shaarey Tefiloh, Perth Amboy, and a trustee of the board of directors and trustee emeritus at JFK Medical Center, Edison. He was a member of the Woodbridge Elks, Rotary Club, Jaycees, American Pharmacy, and Jewish War Veterans. 

Predeceased by his wife, Maureen (Englander) in 2008, he is survived by two daughters, Susan (Bradley) Harrison of Marlboro and Debbie (Murray) Solomon of Scotch Plains; two sisters, Rita Kagan and Nancy Okun; and five grandchildren. 

Services were held Aug. 4 with arrangements by Flynn and Son Funeral Home, Fords. Memorial contributions may be made to JFK Medical Center.

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