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Sidney Earl Kaplan


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Sidney Earl Kaplan

Memphis, TN

Sidney Earl Kaplan, 89, of Memphis, TN, passed away April 9, 2017. Beloved husband for over fifty-nine years to Rosalie Bernatsky Kaplan, of blessed memory. Son to the late Leon and Henrietta Schaffer Kaplan. Brother to the late Dr. Stanley (Sue) Kaplan and Joan (Sherman) Solomon. Sidney was the father to Les (Yvonne) Kaplan and the late Marsha Kaplan (Benjamin) Balagur. Beloved Grandfather to Noah (Lauren) Kaplan, Rachel (Andrew) Cooper and Jennifer (Cale) Helmer. Great-grandfather to Penelope and Asher Kaplan, Jillian Cooper, Evan and Kyrilyn Helmer.

Sidney attended Central High School in Memphis and Memphis State University, graduating with a degree in accountancy. Sidney enlisted in the Navy at the age of seventeen and achieved the rank of Hospital Corpsman Third Class while stationed on Guam during WWII. Sidney became a well-respected business manager for several auto dealerships in the Memphis area. Sidney served as treasurer for Anshei Sphard Beth El Emeth Congregation for many years. Because Sidney was enthusiastic about his health and fitness, he became an avid swimmer. Sidney loved to sing and spent time entertaining his fellow residents of Belmont Village. In lieu of flowers please make a donation to the .

The funeral was held Monday, April 10 in Anshei Sphard Cemetery.
Published in The Commercial Appeal on Apr. 11, 2017
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