Gilbert R. Sugarman

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Sugarman, Dr. Gilbert, 87, OB-GYN, Freemason, Community Leader, of Boynton Beach and Delray Beach, FL, formerly of Millburn, NJ, passed away October 17 , 2013. Born in NY, Gil was a 50-year resident of Millburn, NJ. He was a prominent obstetrician-gynecologist on medical staffs of St Barnabas Medical Center, Newark Beth Israel Medical Center and Overlook Medical Center. He was former Clinical Chief of the St. Barnabas OB-GYN department, President of the NJ Ob-Gyn Society, Chairman of Medical Credentials for CHN, and was active in multiple professional organizations. He was an active proponent of care for the needy, helped start medical clinics, and ran the ob-gyn clinic at Overlook Medical Center for several years. Dr. Sugarman was very active in Congregation B'nai Israel in Millburn, where he served on the Board and was a past President. He was an avid tennis player and golfer, and was a past president of Twin Brooks Country Club in Watchung, NJ. Dr. Sugarman was also a Past President of his Masonic lodge in NJ. He served as Captain in the US Army as a Consultant to Com Z (USAREUR) in Obstetrics and Gynecology. Gil was married for 54 years to the former Doris Dollinger, deceased, and leaves behind his current wife of 5 years, Marjorie Ravis, his daughters, Beth Hersh of Springfield, NJ, and Jill Sugarman of West Orange, NJ, and his grandchildren, Rebecca Hersh and Benjamin Hersh. Funeral services will be held at Bernheim Apter in Livingston, NJ, on Sunday, October 20, 2013, at 11 a.m. Shiva will be held at the home of Beth Hersh, 26 Mohawk Drive, Springfield, NJ. In lieu of flowers, contributions to the following organizations would be aprpreciated: Parkinson's Disease Foundation, 1359 Broadway, Ste. 1509, NY, NY, 10018; Hospice by the Sea, 1531 W. Palmetto Park Road, Boca Raton, FL, 33486-3395.

Published in Sun-Sentinel on Oct. 19, 2013
Gilbert R. Sugarman
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