Seymour Sobel, 89, of Cedar Grove and most recently Whippany, died April 7, 2014. He was a resident of Cedar Grove for the past 56 years.
Mr. Sobel was a retired organic chemist and a member of the American Chemical Society.
He was an alumnus of City College of New York and New York University.
He was a veteran of the Army Air Corps following World War II.
He was a longtime member of Congregation Beth Ahm in Verona, where he served as president and men’s club president and held various committee positions.
Predeceased by his daughter Beth in 2010, he is survived by his wife of 58 years, Ethel; his daughter Lisa (David) Blitt of New Providence; his son, Jack (Karen Ziffer) of Bethesda, Md.; and five grandchildren.
Services were held April 9 with arrangements by J.L. Apter Memorial Chapels of Cedar Grove. Memorial contributions may be made to Congregation Beth Ahm.