Sheldon Belfer, 83, of Clark died April 19, 2016. He was born in Newark and was a longtime resident of Union.
Mr. Belfer was a restauranteur, serving many in Newark, Clark, Fords, Union, and Linden for over 50 years. He was a graduate of Weequahic High School in Newark, and attended Rutgers University.
He was a philanthropic supporter of the State of Israel and visited the country on over 40 occasions. He was also involved locally as a member of Temple Israel of Union.
He is survived by his wife of over 60 years, Dolores “Dolly” (Richman); four sons, Pesach (Dina) of Rehovot, Israel, Robert (Gail) of Cherry Hill, Richard (Mindy) Belfer of Manalapan, and Michael (Randy) of Scotch Plains; 13 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Services were held April 21 with arrangements by Menorah Chapels at Millburn, Union.