Victor Boxer, 96, of Belmar died Sept. 26, 2012. He was born and raised in Union City.
Mr. Boxer’s main career was at Fort Monmouth, where he worked on the Echo Project and received government patents for four of his numerous inventions, some of which were used in the U.S. space program. Prior to that, he worked at Newark Airport on Brewster flyers and flying boat wings.
He served in the army from 1942 to 1945.
He was a Jewish War Veteran and Mason.
With a forte in electronics, he worked on engineering projects throughout his lifetime, making crystal radio sets and amplifiers as a hobby.
He is survived by his wife of 70 years, Pauline; two sons, Harvey and Marshall; his daughter, Kathryn Porges; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Services were held Sept. 28 with arrangements by Bloomfield-Cooper Jewish Chapels, Ocean. Memorial contributions may be made to Wounded Warrior Project, Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Greater Monmouth County, or Care Alternatives Hospice.