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Robert Weitzman

Dr. Robert Harris Weitzman, 79, of Linden died April 7, 2020.

Dr. Weitzman was a retired pulmonary specialist, having had an office in Westfield for many years.

He also served as chief of pulmonary medicine at Muhlenberg Hospital, Plainfield, and attending physician at John F. Kennedy Hospital in Edison. He was an associate professor at New Jersey College of Medicine.

He graduated from Linden High School, Columbia College, and the New Jersey College of Medicine. He completed his internship at Beth Israel Hospital, New York, and his residency at Orange County Hospital, California. During the Vietnam War, he served at the Naval Hospital in Danang, Vietnam.

He was a life member of Congregation Anshe Chesed in Linden and a member of and donor to many organizations.

He is survived by his brother, Morton (Laura) Weitzman; a niece, Robin Weitzman; a nephew, Howard Weitzman; and
a great-nephew.

Graveside services were held April 9 with arrangements by Ross’ Shalom Chapels, Springfield. Memorial contributions may be made to Congregation Anshe Chesed.

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