Norman R. Schechter, 89, of Kendall Park died Saturday, October 1, 2016 at home in Kendall Park Surrounded by his loving family. Born in New York, NY, he was raised in Brooklyn and resided in Princeton from 1948 – 1960, Montgomery from 1960 until 2007 later moving to Kendall Park. Norman was a United States Army World War II Veteran. He retired in 1992 with over 12 years of service as a Supervisor with Educational Testing Services, Princeton and was previously employed for over 27 years as Director and Vice President of Pharmaceutical Production with the Princeton Laboratories. Norman was the past treasurer of the Princeton Chapter of Deborah Heart and Lung and on the board of Montgomery Township Development Commitee. He was an avid Yankee Fan and stamp collector. He enjoyed reading and crossword puzzles and was a gifted embroiderer.
Son of the late Jacob and Sophie Schechter, brother of the late Morris Sheridan and Ruth Kleinberg, he is survived by his wife of 60 years Jeanne Schechter, 2 daughters Susan Schechter and Laurel Schechter.
A Graveside service will be held 11:30 am on Wednesday, October 5, 2016 at the Beth Israel Cemetery, Woodbridge.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Kehilat Shalom, 253 Belle Mead-Griggstown Road Belle Mead NJ 08502 or Smile Train.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Star of David Memorial Chapel of Princeton.