Arnold (Arnie) Stein, 86, of Wayne, NJ, passed away peacefully in his home on March 2, 2017. He was born in Paterson, NJ, on July 9, 1930, to the late Samuel and Anna (Henkowitz) Stein. Arnie graduated from East Side H.S.(Paterson, NJ) and William Paterson University. He was married in 1949 to his beloved wife Rhoda (Sussman) Stein of 67 years.
Arnie was a loving and devoted husband and father, grandfather, and great-grandfather wholly dedicated to his family. He was known for his selflessness, generosity, and zest for life, always with a smile on his face and a happy memory to share. An avid sports fan, Arnie was a lifelong fan of the NY Yankees and the NY Giants, enjoyed golfing, and traveled extensively. He founded A&R Tax Service with his wife in 1974, and was a dedicated accountant, working until the day before he died.
Arnie is survived by his wife Rhoda Stein; his brother Michael Stein of Stamford, CT; his children Ken Stein of Wanaque, NJ; Jay and wife Kathie Stein of Stony Point, NY; Mark and wife Lisa Stein of Fort Meyers, Fl; his grandchildren Jeff and wife Lizzy Stein of Chandler, AZ; Elizabeth and husband Eric Millard of Jersey City, NJ; Max Stein of Tuscaloosa, AL; Sophie Stein of Fort Meyers, FL; and his great-grandson Judah Stein of Chandler, AZ.
The funeral will be held at 1:30pm at Robert Schoem’s Menorah Chapel, W-150 Route 4, Paramus, NJ, to be followed by burial at West Ridgelawn Cemetery (King Solomon Memorial Park), Dwas Line Road & Allwood Road, Clifton, NJ, on March 5, 2017. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Memorial Fund at Temple Beth Tikvah in memory of Arnie.