Dr. Jerome S. Engel, age 97 years, of Boynton Beach, FL and Edison, NJ, died on Saturday, November 26, 2016 (25 Cheshvan 5777) at JFK Medical Center, Edison, NJ, surrounded by his loving family.
A complete life story will be forthcoming.
Surviving are his cherished and devoted wife of sixty-three years, Gloria; three children and their spouses whom Jerome considered as his own children, Marna Solarsh, J.D. and her husband, Larry of Tuckahoe, NY, Philip Engel, DMD and his wife, Nina Lehrhaupt, DMD of Warren, NJ and Jane Engel, J.D. and her husband, George Eckelmann of Delaware Township, NJ; a sister, Bernice Kline of Yardley, PA; a sister and brother-in-law, Charlotte and Herbert Levin of Yardley, PA; eight grandchildren, Hallie and her husband, Jared Malbin, Amanda and her husband, Max Lee, Emily Solarsh, Michael Solarsh, Henry Engel, Isaac Engel, David Eckelmann and Katherine Eckelmann; and two great grandchildren, Maddie and Nate Malbin.
Funeral Services will take place Monday, November 28, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. in Neve Shalom, 250 Grove Avenue, Metuchen, NJ 08840 under the care and direction of Wright & Ford Family Funeral Home, 38 State Highway 31, Flemington, NJ.
Interment will follow in the family plot at Riverside Cemetery, 12 Market Street, Saddle Brook, NJ 07663.
Please contact the funeral home at 908-782-3311 for information regarding Shiva.
Everyone is invited to visit Dr. Engel’s permanent memorial site at www.wrightfamily.com to send a public or private message of condolence and to share stories and photographs of his life.
As is custom in the Jewish faith, no flowers please. Those wishing to do so may make a memorial contribution in Dr. Engel’s name to Richmond Community Services, designated for the “Shevell House,” 272 North Bedford Road, Mt. Kisco, NY 10549 or to the The Jewish Federation in the Heart of New Jersey, 230 Old Bridge Turnpike, South River, NJ 08882.