2016-07-20 / Obituaries


JEFF KRASSNER, of New York, NY, passed away on June 27. Son of Carole (Martin Katzin) Krassner. Brother of Ileene (Donald McCardell) Dodds and Debra Krassner. Uncle of Scott (Kelsea), Monica (Thomas), Mallory and Adison. Cousin of Rona and Gary. Contributions may be made to Youth at Risk, 25 W. 36th Street, New York, NY 10018. PLATT MEMORIAL CHAPELS, Inc.

JACOB “JACK” SHUSTER, of Cherry Hill, passed away on July 9. Husband of the late Joan Shuster. Father of Toby (David) Lipson, Judy (Gary) Herbst and Gail (Elliot) Norry. Grandfather of Racheal Campbell, Dahlia Norry, Jordana Norry, Hanna Herbst, Shauna Herbst, Benjamin Norry and Justin Lipson. Contributions may be made to Parkinson Research Foundation, www.parkinsonhope.org or OrotKids, www.orotkids.org. PLATT MEMORIAL CHAPELS, Inc.

ALLAN IRA SIMON, 91, of Cherry Hill, passed away on June 26. Born in Chicago to the late Bertha (nee Applebaum) and the late Henry Simon. He served in the Navy during WWII. Upon his return, he finished his degrees in mechanical and metallurgical engineering, going on to invent the first mass producing plastic baby bottle maker. He married twice—his first wife, Eileen (nee Heiman) of 39 years, and his devoted wife of the past decade, Pat. As a retiree, he found his new passions for painting and sculpture, and participated in senior triathlons. Allan is survived by Pat, his wife; Todd Harvey Simon, his son; Gale and Richard Simon-Bierenbaum, his daughter and son-in-law, and their children Rachel and Jason; and his step-daughter Danielle Wood (Robert), and their five children. Contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Assoc., www.alz.org. PLATT MEMORIAL CHAPELS, Inc. s

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