William Greenberg

Day and Time of Service: Tuesday, April 23, 2013 at 2:00 pm.
Location of Service: Graveside
Interment: Beth Israel Cemetery, Woodbridge, N.J.

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William Greenberg on Saturday, April 20, 2013 of West Orange.  William was born in Newark, N.J. lived in Irvington, Clark and Whippany before moving to West Orange two years ago.  He was a graduate of the Weehuaquic High School in Newark and a World War II veteran having served in the U.S. Army as a Sargeant.  He saw action in the European theater in Belgium, France and Germany as a radio technician and an air and artillery spotter.  He received the Victory Medal and the European Theater medal.  After the war he went to work as a warehouse and pharmacy manager for Leonard Wholesale Drugs where he worked for almost 30 years. He also briefly owned his own pharmacy as well.  He was a member of the International Order Of Odd Fellows, Mt. Sinai Lodge of Essex and Union Counties.  He was also a member of the Wainwright Street Synagogue of Newark and Congregation Ahavath Achim Bikor Cholim of Irvington for many years.  He was the beloved husband of the late Cecelia (nee Goldberg) and was the devoted father of Sanford and Michael Greenberg.

The family will be sitting shiva on Tuesday, following the internment until 9:00 p.m. and Wednesday from 2:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Sanford Greenberg, 6 Brotherton Avenue, Rockaway, N.J. 07866.