Bloomfield-Cooper Jewish Chapels

44 Wilson Avenue, Manalapan, NJ


Sylvia A. Kaplan

March 29, 1930August 1, 2020

Sylvia A. Kaplan, age 90, a life-long resident of New Jersey passed away on Saturday, August 1, 2020. She was born March 29, 1930 in Glen Ridge, NJ.

Sylvia was preceded in death by her parents Solomon and Lillian (Dunn) Goldstein, her step-father Julius Krulewitz, her sister Jill and her husband of 68 years, Bernard who passed in October 2019.

Sylvia is survived her son Stephen I. Kaplan (Adrien); son Richard Z. Kaplan (Bonnie); daughter Myra K. Gildenberg (Doug) and seven grandchildren.

Sylvia earned a B.S. degree in Chemistry from Douglass College. She was an active participant in her synagogue and the Jewish community for many years.

A graveside service with immediate family followed by a burial will be held Monday, August 3, 2020. Family will be sending out information about Zoom Shiva calls to be held Monday and Tuesday night.

The family is requesting that any donations be made in memory of Sylvia to organizations dear to her: Torah Fund and NJ Audubon Society.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.bloomfieldcoopermanalapan.com for the Kaplan family.


  • Stephen I. Kaplan (Adrien), Son
  • Richard Z. Kaplan (Bonnie), Son
  • Myra K. Gildenberg (Doug), Daughter

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  • Graveside Service

    Monday, August 3, 2020


Sylvia A. Kaplan

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Dave Kaplan

August 3, 2020

Dear Kaplan family,

Sending my sincere condolences to the entire family for the loss of a wonderful mother and grandmother. Fond memories of both mom and dad live on. May her memory be a blessing.

Karen &Brad Ernest

August 3, 2020

Sylvia was a lovely woman and it was so evident how she loved her family. May she Rest In Peace continuing her love story with your dad, Bernie.
The Ernest Family

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