Bloomfield-Cooper Jewish Funeral Chapels

1300 Vermont Ave, Lakewood, NJ


Barry Kaplan

October 2, 1935September 11, 2019

Lakewood - BARRY KAPLAN passed away Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at his home in the Four Seasons Community of Lakewood. He was 83.

Born in Brooklyn, he resided in Hazlet before settling in Lakewood 20 years ago.

Prior to retiring, he was a typographer for Empire Typographers in New York City. He also worked as a school bus driver, and most recently, he was a driver for Enterprise Cars. Barry was an Army veteran, having honorably served during the Korean War. He will be remembered by his family as the strongest man they knew, with a heart of gold.

Surviving are his loving wife of 62 years, Myrna; his children: Eileen Silverstein and her husband Larry, Ivy Gaul and her husband Denis, Fredric Kaplan, and Karen Bruno and her husband Bob; 6 grandchildren: Amanda, Andrew, Dana, Kate and her husband Joe, Brandon, and Mikayla; and his dear cousin, Peter Weiss.

A funeral service will be held on Friday, September 13, 2019 at 9:30am at Bloomfield-Cooper Jewish Chapels, 1300 Vermont Avenue, Lakewood. A committal service will immediately follow at Brigadier General William C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Wrightstown.

For more information, or to post a tribute online, please visit www.bloomfieldcooperlakewood.com.

Memorial contributions may be made in Barry's name to the charity of your choice.


  • Funeral Service Friday, September 13, 2019
  • Committal Service Friday, September 13, 2019


Barry Kaplan

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