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Simon Kaplan

Simon Kaplan

Simon Max Kaplan of West Orange died Jan. 26, 2014. Born in Newark, he had lived in West Orange since 1959.

Mr. Kaplan was a CPA with a practice in West Orange for 63 years.

He graduated summa cum laude from New York University with a BS in accounting.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy who served during World War II.

He was a 50-year member of B’nai Shalom of West Orange and a founding member of its men’s club. He was also a member of The International Honor Society, Beta Gamma Sigma.

He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Esther (Gross); three sons, David (Mary) of Manalapan, Marc (Barbara) of Branchburg, and Leonard (Robyn) of Cherry Hill; and seven grandchildren.

Services were held Jan. 28 with arrangements by Menorah Chapels at Millburn, Union.

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