Michael Joel Lerman '59

Michael Joel Lerman, 75, of Neptune, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013, at Hospice in Monmouth Medical Center, Long Branch. A proud man, he was born on Sept. 2, 1937 in Newark to the late Sol and Rose Lerman. He was a chemical engineer, who graduated from the Polytechnic Institute in New York. Michael worked for DeDetrich USA for many years and also held many patents for his company. Additionally, he was the co-president of Spectrum Products in West Virginia. Michael was in the "Who's Who of Technology." He also served on the board at The Villas at Jumping Brook, where he resided.