Samuel Karpel, 82, passed away peacefully on Monday December 2, 2019 at JFK Medical Center in Edison New Jersey following a brief illness.
Samuel is survived by his wife of 59 years Lois (Gottfried) Karpel, his son Barry Karpel, his daughter Beth Karpel Greenbaum, his son-in-law Alan Levy, his beloved grandchildren Sydne, Jack and Halle Greenbaum and his many close friends.
Samuel was born in Newark and resided in Hillside, Parsippany and most recently Somerset, NJ. Samuel was a former president of Erste Bershader KUV, a member of the Board of Directors of the Lake Hiawatha Jewish Center, Commodore of the South Orange Seaport Boat Club and a member of the Model Boat Club of South Plainfield, NJ.
Samuel’s passions included flying radio controlled helicopters, sailing radio controlled boats and he was the conductor of his beloved Lionel Train Set.