Fred Lonner

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The Riverside Memorial Chapel
Passed away in his home on March 20, 2016, in New York, New York. He was 85. Mr. Lonner was born on February 11, 1931, in Mellrichstadt, Germany to Nelly and Siegfried Lonner. He moved to the United States at the age of 5 and graduated from City College of New York in 1953. He married Sassi Notea in 1960. Prior to beginning his career, Mr. Lonner was a proud member of the U.S. Armed Services. Mr. Lonner had an esteemed career as a commodities trader at Phillip Brothers and subsequently, his own firm, Fred Lonner & Co. He dedicated his time and resources to numerous charitable causes, including Shaare Tzedek Medical Center, UJA Federation and Jericho Jewish Center. He is survived by his beloved children David Lonner, Janet Lonner, Sharon Prince, Scott Prince, Jonathan Lonner, Lauren Young, Leora Tanenbaum and his loving grandchildren. He is preceded in death by Sassi Lonner and Carole Caplan Lonner; and his brother, Joseph Lonner.
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