Funeral Services Held For Richard Turteltaub

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Richard David Turteltaub of Toms River, formerly of Livingston, died January 22 at the age of 89. Services were held at Temple Beth Am Shalom in Lakewood, with burial at Olam Cemetery. Mr. Turteltaub was born in Orange, and raised in West Orange. He was a United States Navy veteran of World War II, having served aboard the USS Providence. Following his tour of service, he was graduated from Cornell University. Early in his career he was a member of the real estate firm, John J. Turteltaub & Son. Subsequently, he became a real estate appraiser. He founded and was president of Affiliated Realty Services in Chatham. Mr. Turteltaub achieved the designation of Member of the Appraisal Institute and was a past president of the Appraisal Institute's local chapter. He was also a member of the Society of Real Estate Appraisers. He moved to Toms River following his retirement. While a resident of Livingston, he served as a Republican County committeeman and was a member of the board of Temple Emanu-El. He was later a board member of Temple Beth Am Shalom, and was chairman of the Historical Society of the Jewish Federation of Ocean County. Mr. Turteltaub is survived by his wife of 58 years, Lenore; his daughter, Emily Nelson, and her husband, John; her son, James, and his wife, Linda; his sisters, Miriam Miller and Joan Rosenbaum and her husband, Joseph; and two grandchildren. The family has suggested that donations in his memory be made to Temple Beth Am Shalom.
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