December 30, 1919 – September 29, 2019
of Whippany, NJ, entered into rest on Sept 29, 2019 at the age of 99. Beloved husband of the late Thelma (Levy) Zane. Devoted father of Roberta Forman (Jeffrey) of Holliston, MA and Linda Haan (Rick) of Palm City, FL. Cherished grandfather of Neil and Edward Forman, and Justin, Aaron and Michelle Haan. Sidney also had four great-grandchildren. His late siblings included Ernest Zane, Saul Zang and Molly Presser. He was the son of the late Max and Fannie (Scheer) Zang.
Sidney grew up in Cambridge, Massachusetts and graduated from Cambridge High and Latin School. He spent 4 years in the Army during World War II, honorably discharged with the rank of Sergeant. He spent most of his adult life in Revere, Massachusetts, where he was a member of Temple B’nai Israel for many years. He was the owner of Laurelite Manufacturing Company in Boston. He retired to Delray Beach, Florida, in 1984, then moved to Whippany, New Jersey in 2005 to be near family. Sidney enjoyed listening to classical music and playing cards with friends, but derived his greatest pleasure from spending time with his children and grandchildren. A funeral service for Sidney will be held on Sunday, Oct. 6 at 10 am at Stanetsky-Hymanson Memorial Chapel, Salem, with interment at the American Austrian Cemetery, Woburn.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to the American Macular Degeneration Foundation, P. O. Box 515, Northampton, MA 01061, www.macular.org.
For more information or to register in the online guestbook, please visit www.stanetskyhymansonsalem.com.
- Chapel Funeral Service Sunday, October 6, 2019
- Interment Sunday, October 6, 2019