Stanley Shustin, 95, of Lake Hopatcong died Oct. 4, 2018. Born in in River Vale, he grew up on a chicken farm with his family and later moved to Morristown. He raised his family in Morris Plains before moving to Lake Hopatcong in 1985.
Mr. Shustin, along with his wife Judith and parents and sister, owned the Bon Air Lodge, a grand resort on the shores of Lake Hopatcong. Later, he worked for 35 years as an executive and top salesman for a clothing manufacturer in Paterson, retiring at age 75.
He was captain of his high school tennis team and college basketball team and the star player for the Morristown Athletic Club basketball team.
He enlisted in the Army during World War II and was stationed at West Point, where he instructed field artillery for the cadets and played for the army basketball team, traveling the country raising millions of dollars in war bonds.
He contributed to over 20 charities and played golf, traveled, and hosted visitors until the end of his life.
Predeceased by a daughter, Lonnie, he is survived by his wife of 73 years; three children, Janel, Henry, and Beth; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Services were held Oct. 7 with arrangements by Bernheim-Apter-Kreitzman Suburban Funeral Chapel, Livingston.