Fair Lawn — Louis Appleman, 92, formerly of Paramus and Manchester, died Nov. 13.
Born at home in New York City and was raised in Bronx, N.Y., before moving to Paramus, where he lived until moving to his daughter's home in Fair Lawn. He worked as a letter carrier for the Audubon Post Office in Washington Heights, N.Y. He married the former Rosalind Horowitz on Oct. 19, 1947 in Manhattan. He served honorably for his country in the U.S. Army from 1942 until 1946 in the First Calvary and was part of the Army War Show touring the U.S. He served in the Pacific Theatre of Operations in Australia and the Philippines with valor and courage. He was a radio operator with the rank of Technician 5th grade and was honorably discharged in 1946. He was a former member of the Jewish Community Center of Paramus and a former member of Temple Beth Sholom in Fair Lawn. He was a member of the James I. Platt Jewish War Veterans Post 651 of Fair Lawn and the National Association of Letter Carriers. He loved playing the clarinet as well as attending the Yiddish Theatre. He could often be seen at Panera Bread, Coffee Bank and CVS Pharmacy in the Radburn section of Fair Lawn.
He was the husband of the late Roz Appleman of 56 years; father of Susan Pickens (Larry) of Ida, Mich., and Bonnie Farber (Matt) of Fair Lawn; grandfather of five; great-grandfather of six; and brother-in-law of Dan Brandman and Herb Harwood. He was predeceased by his sister, Rita Brandman, and his great-grandson, Noah Heisler.
Services were Nov. 15 with burial at Beth El Cemetery, Paramus. Arrangements by Louis Suburban Chapel, Paramus.
Memorial donations may be made to the U.S.O.
Published in Community News on Nov. 21, 2012