Sidney Balaban, 86, of Sarasota, Fla., formerly of Belleville, died Aug. 29, 2013. He was born in New York City.
Mr. Balaban served in the U.S. Navy during World War II in the Pacific.
He is survived by his wife, Myrna; three daughters, Caryle and Debra of California and Lori (Mathew) Dorfman of New City, NY; his son, Steven Hymanson of North Carolina; a sister, Joan Lamprecht of California; and two grandchildren.
Services were held Sept. 4 with arrangements by Bernheim-Apter-Kreitzman Suburban Funeral Chapel, Livingston. Memorial contributions may be made to the Springs at Lake Pointe Woods or TideWell Hospice, both of Sarasota.