Doris S. Kaplan Obituary

Doris S.   Kaplan
Doris S. Kaplan

November 11, 1930 - August 21, 2018
Born in Somerville, New Jersey
Resided in Somerville, New Jersey



Doris S. Kaplan

87, died August 21, 2018.

Doris was born in Somerville and was a lifelong resident before recently moving to Clifton in 2016. Doris began her career working as an administrative assistant at the GSA in Hillsborough, then the V.A. Depot in Hillsborough. She continued working for 20 years for Dr. Shimomura in Bridgewater and finally at Somerset Medical Center in Somerville, retiring in 1994. She was a member of Hadassah at Temple Sholom in Bridgewater. Doris was a troop leader for the Girls Scouts in Somerville for many years. She volunteered for the Somerville Retired Seniors and also at the Wellness Center in Bedminster. In her spare time, Doris enjoyed gardening, her volunteer work and spending time with her family and friends. She will be sadly missed by all.

She is predeceased by her husband Herbert who passed away in 2015, her daughter Nancy in 1986, and two brothers Bernard and Herman.

Surviving are her son Michael and his wife Michelle, her grandson Michael, her granddaughter Mira and a sister Frances Wilson.

Funeral services will be 11am Thursday at Temple Sholom , 594 No. Bridge St Bridgewater. Interment will follow at Temple Sholom Cemetery in Bridgewater. Arrangements by Bruce C. VanArsdale Funeral Home, 111 N. Gaston Ave, Somerville.

Donations can be made to the Wellness Community, 3 Crossroads Drive, Bedminster, NJ 07921. To send condolences, visit

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Temple Sholom
594 North Bridge Street
Bridgewater, NJ US
Thursday, August 23, 2018
11:00 AM
Temple Sholom Cemetery
Chimney Rock Road
Bridgewater, NJ US
Thursday, August 23, 2018


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