Harriet and Seymour “Sy” Sussman of Manchester celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on Jan. 30, 2014. Married in 1949, they lived in Jersey City and North Bergen, where they raised their children until 1965, when they moved to Pine Brook.
Mrs. Sussman achieved a master’s degree and taught for 20 years in the Caldwell-West Caldwell school system. Mr. Sussman owned and operated Modern Refrigeration & Equip. Co. in Jersey City for many years, until starting AirTech in Fairfield as a manufacturer’s representative for several companies.
They retired to Leisure Village West in Manchester in 1991, where they are active within their community in music, TV production, politics, and the theater group. They are the parents of Ilene and Stuart Schwartz, Jeffrey Sussman and Annette Zrihen, and Diane Benjuya and the late Nisim Benjuya, and grandparents of Elana, Rachel, and Yarelle Benjuya and Matthew and Suzanne Schwartz.