Howard Joel Altabet

September 3, 1946September 29, 2020

Howard Altabet, of New City, passed away Tuesday, September 29, 2020. Howard was born on September 3, 1946. He was pre-deceased by his parents Louis and Shirley Altabet (Cohen). Howard is survived by his wife of 51 years, Leona (Weber), his daughter Cheryl and her husband Kevin (Kreindel), his son Matthew and his wife Sari (Greene), his brother Neil (Marilyn) and his sister Flora. He is also survived by his 4 grandchildren Brandon, Alexandra, Joshua, and Zachary; as well as many nieces, nephews and cousins.

In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Disease or the National Kidney Foundation.

We will celebrate Howard’s life with a graveside funeral on Sunday, October 4, 2020 at Cedar Park Cemetery, 735 Forest Avenue, Paramus, NJ. Services will begin at 11am. If you are unable to attend, please feel free to join us on Zoom: Howard Altabet’s Funeral Time: Oct 4, 2020 11:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting Meeting ID: 231 675 0363 Passcode: howard

Immediately following the graveside service will be an outside shiva at the home of Howard and Leona. Further shiva details are available on the Facebook pages of the family or available through Hellman’s Memorial Chapel. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the Altabet family.


  • Graveside Service

    Sunday, October 4, 2020

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