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Obituary: Orrin Sauber, 87, of Englishtown

Sauber died at his home in Brandywine on Tuesday.

Orrin Sauber, 87, passed away at his home at Brandywine at Governor's Crossing on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012.

Orrin, son of Marie and Morris Sauber was born in New Brunswick and lived all of his life in central New Jersey, including the towns of Highland Park, Edison and Princeton. Orrin was awarded the Purple Heart during World War II, when seriously injured while serving in the US Army in Italy. After one year in a VA Hospital recovering from his wounds, Orrin attended Panzer College, (now part of Montclair State University), and earned a bachelor's degree in physical education.

Most of his professional life was devoted to building a career in the automobile industry as owner of numerous dealerships including Edsel, Ford, Mercury and Lincoln. The dealerships were located in Asbury Park, Jamesburg, South Brunswick and Perth Amboy.

Married to Dolores (nee Gasman) who passed away in 1992, Orrin is survived by sons, Michael and his wife, Cindy, of Freehold, NJ and Peter of Bordentown; grandchildren, Gregg of Jersey City, NJ and Kerry of Orlando, FL; sister, Shirley and her husband, Ben Scharf, of Fort Lauderdale, numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.

Funeral service will be held at the Crabiel Parkwest Funeral Chapel, 239 Livingston Ave., New Brunswick, NJ on Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012, at 12:30 p.m. Interment to follow in Van Liew Cemetery, North Brunswick, NJ. Memorial contributions may be sent to the American Heart Association, in lieu of flowers.

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