Sidney (Buddy) Janowsky of Laguna Woods, Calif., died Oct. 12, 2011. Originally from Paterson, he resided in Newark and Hillside prior to moving to Westfield. In 1989, he moved to California.
He had a career in retail sales management while living in New Jersey.
He attended Paterson State Teacher’s College.
He was a World War II veteran who served with the Air Force in the Pacific Theatre in Saipan.
He was a member of Temple B’nai Abraham, Livingston.
In 1996 he was one of the original 11 founders of the New Jersey Club in Laguna Woods Village, serving as the Club’s Sergeant at Arms until his death. He was also a longtime member of the New York Club and the Table Tennis Club, as well as the City of Hope, all in Laguna Woods. He was an active member of Temple Judea, Laguna Woods, for 22 years.
He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Jean (Feldman); his son, Lewis of Santa Ana, Calif.; his daughter, Ann Mantel of Long Beach, Calif.; and a grandson.
Services were held Oct. 16 with arrangements by Pacific View Memorial Park, Corona Del Mar, Calif. Memorial contributions may be made to Temple Judea, Laguna Woods.