Solomon Borodkin

Solomon Borodkin

Solomon Elias Borodkin, 85, of Cliffside Park died on September 27.

Born in Brooklyn, he was director of quality control for over 20 years at Diagravure Film Manufacturing Co. before retiring in 1994. Before that he worked at Premo, Domino Sugar, and in Israel.

Along with his wife, he was among the original founders of Kibbutz Urim in the Negev and Congregation Or Zaruah in Manhattan. He attended courses at JTS, the 92nd Street Y, and Congregation Ahavath Torah in Englewood.

He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Thelma, daughters, Arlene Swern (David Grayson) of Parsippany and Wendy Borodkin (Ira Brandwein) of Teaneck; five grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.

Donations can be sent to Jewish National Fund, ORT, Hillel, Gesher Shalom of Fort Lee, or Friends of the IDF. Arrangements were by Eden Memorial Chapels, Fort Lee.