HERBERT G. STOLZER

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STOLZER--Herbert Gordon, 87, died January 25, 2013, at New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York City, NY. Born in New York City, NY, to Irving and Libby (Gordon) Stolzer, he resided there before moving to Highland Park and then to East Brunswick 55 years ago. Mr. Stolzer retired from Johnson and Johnson in 1991, after a 39 year career. He served as a member of the executive committee and Board of Directors at Johnson & Johnson from 1973 to 1987. From 1988 to retirement, he was assistant to the chairman of the board of J & J, working in the Development Corporation, the Corporate Office of Science and Technology and the Quality Improvement Process. He served on the Board of Trustees for Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital and Foundation, the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey from 1985 to 1993, Middlesex County Community College in Edison, University Health System New Jersey and on the New Brunswick Cultural Center, where he also served as chairman of the board from 1993 to 1996. He was a life member of the board of directors for the Jewish Federation of Greater Middlesex County. Herb was a recipient of the Scopus Award from the American Friends of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and "Partners in Caring" award from the American Cancer Society, NJ Division, for his fundraising efforts. In 1998, he founded the Yvette J. and Herbert G. Stolzer Foundation whose mission is to support various institutions and organizations with a focus on health care, education and the arts. He received his BS in Electrical Engineering from NYU and a Master's Degree in Industrial Management from Columbia University. Mr. Stolzer was predeceased by his first wife, Yvette Jacoby Stolzer, in 1997. Herb is survived by his wife, Toby Lublin Stolzer; his three children, Ronnie Forrest (Greg) of Newport Beach, CA; Leslie Logel (Edward Jr.) of Manalapan, NJ; and Ira Stolzer (Kay) of Kansas City, KS; eight grandsons, Ian, Michael, Erik, David, Jon, EJ, Andrew and Joe, and four great-grandchildren, Aidan, Jake, Alexis and Brielle. Funeral services will be held on Sunday, January 27 at 11:45am at Mount Sinai Memorial Chapels, Cranbury Road at Evergreen Boulevard, East Brunswick, NJ. Entombment will follow in Beth Israel Cemetery, Woodbridge, NJ. For directions please visit www.msmc.us Memorial contributions may be made to the .

Published in The New York Times on Jan. 27, 2013
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