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Marvin Henslovitz(1923 - 2014)

Marvin Henslovitz, 91, a resident of Livingston, N.J., for the last 30 years, passed away on Saturday. Marvin was married to the late Dorothy Kruger for 68 years.

Born in Scranton, Pa., he was the son of the late Gimbel and Fannie Mittelman Henslovitz. Marvin attended Scranton schools and Wilkes University. A World War II hero, Marvin enlisted in the U.S. Air Force in November 1941, and was a radio operator/gunner in the Pacific, chalking up 42 missions, shooting down 12 Japanese Zeros as well as damaging six others. For his action during the war, Marvin and his crew were awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal, three Bronze Stars and the Oak Leaf Cluster, as well as attaining the rank of Tech Sergeant. Marvin lived in Passaic, N.J., for many years, working for A&J Friedman in Passaic.

Surviving are two sons, Alan and his wife, Sharyn, West Orange, N.J.; and Elliot and his wife, Terri, Englewood, N.J.; as well as five grandsons, six great-grandchildren and a sister, Marion Henslovitz, Scranton, Pa.

Graveside services will be held today at 10 a.m. in the Dalton Jewish Cemetery in Dalton, Pa. Arrangements are by the Carlucci-Golden-DeSantis Funeral Home Inc.

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Published in Scranton Times on June 2, 2014
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