Joel Charles Rinsky, 80, of Livingston died Jan. 9, 2019. He was born in Brooklyn and raised in Newark before moving to Short Hills to raise his family. He also had a vacation home at Lake Naomi in Pennsylvania.
Mr. Rinsky was admitted to the practice of law in New Jersey, where he was a civil trial attorney for many years. He spent his career in private practice in both Newark and Livingston and was a fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers.
He graduated from Weequahic High School in Newark in January 1956 and from Rutgers University and Rutgers Law School in Newark.
He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Judith (Lynn); two daughters, Heidi (Rob)Schnapp and Heather (Lee) Maxon; his son, Jason (Rosy); and seven grandchildren.
Services were held Jan. 12 with arrangements by J.L. Apter Memorial Chapels of Cedar Grove. Memorial contributions may be made to Lippman Center at JCC MetroWest.