Paul Edward Buren, 90, of Pompton Plains died July 10, 2020. He was born and raised in Newark.
Mr. Buren joined his father George Buren’s CPA firm, Buren & Buren, along with his brother, Jerry. He then went on in partnership with his brother to a variety of entrepreneurial pursuits that included Reliable Screw Machine Products, Automatic Screw Machine Products, and Generant Company Inc., which is now run by his son, Benjamin.
He attended Weequahic High School, Newark, where he played trumpet in the band. He graduated from Syracuse University.
He served in the U.S. Air Force for two years during the Korean War and was honorably discharged.
He was a member of Oheb Shalom Congregation in South Orange for many years.
He had many interests and hobbies, including amateur photography and painting, and was also a pilot, sharing an airplane with his brother. He was an avid fisherman and a connoisseur of fine wines with an extensive wine collection.
Predeceased by a grandson, Joshua Stouck, and a granddaughter, Shawn Krongard, he is survived by his wife, Florence (“Flossy”); two daughters, Mindy and Jodi; his son, Benjamin; and seven grandchildren.
Private graveside services were held July 12 with arrangements by Bernheim-Apter-Kreitzman Suburban Funeral Chapel, Livingston. Memorial contributions may be made to Center for Disability Services, 22 Corporate Woods Blvd., 5th floor, Albany, N.Y. 12211 (memo: St. Margaret’s Center/Paul Buren) or CHA Foundation, c/o Hospice of New Jersey, 1412 W. Magnolia Ave., Suite #100, Fort Worth, TX 76104 (memo: Hospice of New Jersey/Paul Buren).