Nathan Kaplan, 85, of Pompano Beach, FL formerly of Hartford, passed away August 19, 2011. He was the son of the late Henry and Annie Kaplan. He leaves behind his son and daughter-in-law, Jeffrey and Mimi Kaplan of Lake Worth, FL formerly of West Hartford, and his two granddaughters Melissa Kaplan (fiancé Bob Marsh) and Traci Kaplan and his great-granddaughter Jessica Rose Marsh all of Boynton Beach, FL. He also leaves Joyce Kaplan, his brother Mel Kane in FL, his brothers-in-law, Al Rosenthal of West Hartford and Joe Miller of Bloomfield, as well as many nieces and nephews. Nathan was predeceased by his wife, Judy Rosenthal Kaplan, his sisters Charlotte Kargman and Dorothy Miller, brother-in-law Charles Kargman and sister-in-law Hilda Rosenthal. Nathan was a “jack of all trades” and spent most of his working years in the fuel oil business before retiring to Florida. He served as Sexton in the Hartford Mutual Society for many years and played an active role in the Old Colony Beach Association, but put family first and foremost.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, August 23, 2011 at 11:00 AM in the Chapel of the Weinstein Mortuary 640 Farmington Ave. Hartford, CT with burial at Hartford Mutual Cemetery in East Granby, CT. Shiva will be observed at 17 Chambord Park (Balbrae) Bloomfield, following interment. Contributions may be made to Beth El Temple, 2626 Albany Ave., West Hartford, CT 06117 or to Hebrew Health Care, 1 Abrahms Blvd., West Hartford, CT 06117. For further information, directions, or to sign the guest book for Nathan, please visit online at www.weinsteinmortuary.com.