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Milton Edelman

AGE: 94 •

Milton Edelman of Bradley Beach passed away on April 8, 2017 at the age of 94. Milton is well known for his photography and countless images of the shore area which he has captured over the past six decades.

Milton was born to Tillie and Charles Edelman of Baltimore, MD on Aug 15, 1922. He served in the U.S. Army from 1943-45 and then attended photography school graduating in 1948. Milton moved to Asbury Park and worked at the Metropolitan Hotel and Jumping Brook Country Club. In 1950, he opened and operated a photography studio in Crystal City, Texas until 1955.

Milton returned to Asbury Park as a photographer for Storyland Village located in Neptune and then as a photographer for Asbury Park's Monterey Hotel until it closed in 1961.

He opened his "Picturesk" photography studio in Oakhurst for 15 years and then moved to Neptune and operated another 10 years. Milton was a member of the Bradley Beach Writers of the Roundtable and known for his sharp mind and great sense of humor.

Milton is survived by his longtime companion of 30 years, Ruth Sebenick; sister-in- law, Leah Edelman; 14 nieces and nephews; many great nieces and nephews; as well as many close friends. He was predeceased by his brother Rabbi David Edelman of Longmeadow, MA and his sister Ethel Altein of Pittsburgh PA.

Milton was interred in his family plot in Baltimore, MD. A memorial service will be held for him on Thursday, May 11, at 7 PM, at the Stephen Crane House, 508 4th Ave., Asbury Park, NJ.
Published in Asbury Park Press on Apr. 28, 2017
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