Sidney Lesser, 74, of Rockaway died Feb. 21, 2013. Born in Brooklyn, he lived in East Meadow, NY, before moving to Rockaway nine years ago.
Mr. Lesser was a supervisor for the New York City Board of Education for 32 years, retiring in 1991.
He graduated from Brooklyn College, from which he also received a master’s degree in education.
He was in the United States Army Reserves and a member of the Jewish War Veterans.
He was a member of Suburban Park Jewish Center, East Meadow.
He is survived by his wife, Gloria (Zablin); two sons, Ross (Renee) and Gary (Lisa), both of Wayne; and four grandchildren.
Services were held Feb. 25 with arrangements by Jewish Memorial Chapel, Clifton. Memorial contributions may be made to Shomrei Torah Wayne Conservative Congregation, Restore to Zachor Holocaust Torah Restoration Project, Wayne.