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 Kaplan, E. George
Born: 11/30/1936
Died: 01/20/2014
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Kaplan, E. George

Kaplan, E. George age 77 of Layton, NJ died peacefully Monday January 20, 2014 in the Bristol Glen, Newton, NJ. George grew up in Brooklyn and had lived in Clifton, NJ before moving to Towaco where he had lived for twenty six years. As a child Mr. Kaplan had spent his summers at Lake Hopatcong and has resided in Layton for the past twelve years. Son of the late J. George and Jocelyn (Ahbrams) Kaplan, George was a graduate of the Rider College receiving his degree in Business in 1958. Mr. Kaplan was an Insurance Professional and had worked in his family’s business the J. George Kaplan Insurance Co. #225 Broadway New York, NY for many years before his retirement.  A long time member and past Secretary for the Towaco Vol. Fire Dept., George was an avid creative woodworker. He also enjoyed reading and the outdoors. George had a love of boating from his summers on the lake and the Delaware River, and combined his woodworking skills to build his own boats.A loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather and brother, George was pre deceased by his sister Madylon VanVort. Survivors include his beloved wife Judy (Slifkin) Kaplan, his sons Josh and his wife Leah of North White Plains, and Andrew and his long time girlfriend Tisha Garrett of Mays Landing, as well as his two cherished grandchildren.              Memorial funeral services will be held Thursday January 23, 2014 at 11:00 AM in the Iliff Ruggiero Funeral Home, 156 Main Street, Newton, N.J. Friends may call at the funeral home one hour prior to the services. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Foundation www.alzfdn.org
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Judy and family,so sorry to hear of your loss...may your many wonderful memories be your greatest treasures...wishing you peace and comfort during this extremely difficult time. Sincerely, Marge
Marge Schlomann
Dear Judy: I am so sorry and saddened to hear about your husband's passing. I know these past several years have been a challenge for you and your family. May he rest in peace now and may you find peace, too. Fondly, Lorraine Tooley.
Lorraine Tooley
Judy, So sorry to hear of your husband's passing. May the good memories sustain you. Adella Wauhop (MG)
Adella Wauhop
Dear Judy: Kevin and I were saddened to hear of the passing of George. May he rest in peace.
Jan Lyons-Fairbanks
Andy, I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Joana Bell and John-Louis Pinto
Joana Bell
Andrew, we are so sorry for the loss of your Father. We will keep you and your family in our prayers.
Carol & Harry McFillin
So sorry to hear about your husband's passing, Judy. It's been a difficult time for you, I know, and hope that you will comfort in the memories that you have of George..
Claudia Kunath
Andrew to you, your mom and family. I am very sorry for your loss. At this time we are so lucky to have memories that we will never forget. My thougths with you all. Maggie Brenner
maggie brenner
Dear Andrew, I am very sorry for your loss. I'm sure I speak for everyone here at your Tropicana family that you, Tisha and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. Mark Stadler
Mark Stadler
Judy, we are so sorry to hear of George's passing. We always enjoyed visiting with him and will miss him. May your many happy memories comfort you. You are all in our thoughts... Lisa, Kevin & Dawn
Lisa, Kevin & Dawn Weeks
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