Morton Parish



Day and Time of Service: 10:00 am, Monday, December 31, 2012
Location of Service: Temple B'nai Abraham Memorial Park, 2600 U.S. Route 22 East, Union, N.J. 07083
Interment: Temple B'nai Abraham Memorial Park, 2600 U.S. Route 22 East, Union, N.J. 07083

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Morton (aka Morty) Parish passed away on Friday, December 28, 2012.  Beloved husband of Rose Parish.  Loving father of Shelley Nord of Hillsborough and Edward Parish of North Reading, MA..  Adored grandfather of Fraylie.  Mr. Parish was a Certified Public Accountant with a private practice for over 50 years, over 40 of them in Millburn, N.J. and then ten in Springfield, N.J. before retiring in 2000.  He held a B.A. in accounting from PACE University in New York City.  Born in Staten Island he grew up in Bayonne and lived in Jersey City before moving to Springfield where he lived for 56 years.  For the last three years he lived in Summit, N.J..  He served in WWII in the U.S. Army Air Corps achieving the rank of Captain. He was a member of the Azure Masada Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons, Temple Beth Ahm Yisrael and its Men's Club for over 50 years, and the B'nai B'rith of Springfield.  He had also been a boy scout in Bayonne growing up.