Dr. Bernard H. Layton

Day and Time of Service: 11:30 a.m. on Sunday, July 24, 2016

Place Of Service:  Graveside

Interment: Temple B'nai Abraham Memorial Park
U.S. Route 22 East, Union, N.J. 07083

Shiva: Will Be Observed At The Family Residence
50 Glenview Drive, West Orange, N.J. 07052

Donations: The Parkinson's Disease Foundation,
1359 Broadway, Suite 1509, New York, N.Y. 10018
or online at m.pdf.org

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Dr. Bernard H. Layton, DDS of Livingston, passed away on Friday, July 22, 2016 in Livingston.  He was 89.  Dr. Layton was born in Newark, lived in Irvington, Mountainside for 59 years and Somerset for 3 years.  He held a B.S. from Upsala College in East Orange, N.J..  He received is D.D.S. from Temple University’s Maurice H. Kornberg School of Dentistry in Philadelphia, PA.  He maintained a dental practice for over 60 years in Scotch Plains and Mountainside, N.J. retiring only 10 years ago.  He was also Chief of dentistry at Runnells Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare in Berkeley Heights, N.J.  He was a life member of the Alpha Omega Dental Fraternity.  He was an avid boater and skier and was a member of several yacht clubs in N.J., Connecticut, and on Long Island.  A U.S. Navy veteran of World War II he was a radar specialist and participated in the search for ships lost in the Bermuda Triangle.  He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Nina Layton (nee Koeppel), of Livingston, N.J.  A son, Dr. Alan (Penny) Layton of Summit, N.J. and two daughters, Susan (Dr. Jeffrey) Finkelstein, of Livingston, N.J. and Lauren (Anthony) Biscotti of Acton, MA., a sister Mae Stern of Essex Fells, N.J. and six beloved grandchildren; Brett, Jesse, Gary, Andrew, Rebecca and Nate. The family asks that donations in his memory be sent to the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation 1359 Broadway, Suite 1509, New York, N.Y. 10018 or online at www.m.pdf.org, or the charity of your choice.