Elmer Saltzman

Elmer Saltzman

Death 13 Jun 2014 (aged 93)
Burial Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine, USA
Memorial ID 131353061 · View Source
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Elmer Saltzman, 93, passed away peacefully June 13, 2014 at his home in Hallandale Beach, Florida. He was born March 14, 1921, in Bangor the son of Louis and Julia Cohen (Epstein) Saltzman. Elmer attended the University of Maine in Orono.

He served his country in the U. S. Army and was a member of the 51st Armed Infantry Regiment, one of the first wave of soldiers to storm the beaches of Normandy. He received a Good Conduct Medal, Purple Heart and Victory Medal for his service to country.

Elmer was a lifelong member of Beth Israel Synagogue and former Vice President of the JCC of Bangor. He worked as a real estate agent for many years with Kirstein Reality and Singleton Realty in Bangor. Elmer's approachable personality allowed him to maintain lifelong friendships in both Maine and Florida. He was always a devoted husband and loyal family man, and he will be greatly missed.

He is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Mildred (Carver) Saltzman; a daughter, Debbie (Saltzman) Chasen and husband Scott of Orange, CT; granddaughters, Jackie Chasen of Orange, CT, Jennifer (Chasen) Gosselin and husband Jesse of Orange, CT; a brother, Robert Saltzman of Wilmington, Delaware; many nieces and nephews and grand nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents he was predeceased by a brother William Saltzman, and a sister Ada (Saltzman) Silverman. The family would like to thank Elmer's caregivers for all their love and attention, Anjia Rockhead, Gina Rock and Jozette Augustine.

Interment with military honors will be at the Beth Israel Cemetery, Bangor. The family invites relatives and friends to share conversation and refreshments at the Family Reception Center of Brookings-Smith, 163 Center Street, Bangor, following the interment. Gifts in Elmer's memory may be made to the Beth Israel Synagogue, 144 York Street, Bangor, ME 04401. (Bangor Daily News 6/14/2014)

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  • Created by: Bev Winship
  • Added: 13 Jun 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 131353061
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Elmer Saltzman (14 Mar 1921–13 Jun 2014), Find A Grave Memorial no. 131353061, citing Beth Israel Cemetery, Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine, USA ; Maintained by Bev Winship (contributor 46831240) .