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Robert Alter

Robert J. "Ted" Alter

Tuesday, June 12th, 1951 - Tuesday, August 6th, 2019
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Obituary

Robert J. Alter “Ted”, 68, of Maplewood, NJ died on August 6, 2019.
Relatives and friends are invited for visitation on Saturday, August 10, 2019 from 2 pm through 5 pm and on Sunday, August 11, 2019 from 2 pm through 6 pm at Preston Funeral Home, 153 South Orange Avenue, South Orange, NJ 07079, jacobhollefuneralhome.com.
A Funeral Mass will be offered on Monday, August 12, 2019 10:30 am at Our Lady of Sorrows Church, South Orange, NJ with interment to follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, East Hanover, NJ.
Born in Queens, NY, he lived in Maplewood since 1980. He graduated Bishop Reilly High School in Queens, NY and earned his BA at Seton Hall University in South Orange. He received his JD from St. John’s Law School in Flushing NY, where he was a Thomas Moore Scholar. He earned his LLM in taxation from NYU.
He was a member of the NJ and NY bar associations. He served on the NJ Supreme Court Committee on the Tax Court and was also the NJ Bar Association’s Section of Taxation’s Liaison with the IRS. He previously served as Chair of the Section of Taxation of the NJ Bar Association. Currently, he was a partner at McElroy, Deutsch, Mulvaney,and Carpenter LLP in Morristown, NJ.

He was the annual contributor of the Tax Law Year in Review Supplement to the NJ Law Journal and published numerous articles in the NJ Lawyer magazine and in The Journal of Taxation. He was a frequent lecturer to CPA associations, lawyers and corporate tax managers. He has been consistently named a NJ and NY Super Lawyer in taxation since the lists’ inception.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 45 years, Mary Lou Alter (nee Nolan); loving parents, Theodore A. Alter and Bernadette Lyons Alter; devoted sons, Christopher Robert Alter and his wife Tara Tully Alter, Timothy John Alter and his wife Deborah Larson Alter, and Michael Gregory Alter; cherished grandchildren, Harper Riley, Brody Christopher, Nolan Timothy, and Ryan Theodore; caring brother, Jeffrey D. Alter and his wife Lisa Henry Alter. Also surviving are many nieces, nephews, extended relatives and friends.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to The Make A Wish Foundation.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Saturday, August 10th, 2019 | 2:00pm - 5:00pm
    When
    Saturday, August 10th, 2019 2:00pm - 5:00pm
    Location
    Preston Funeral Home
    Address
    153 South Orange Avenue
    South Orange, NJ 07079
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  • Second Visitation

    Sunday, August 11th, 2019 | 2:00pm - 6:00pm
    When
    Sunday, August 11th, 2019 2:00pm - 6:00pm
    Location
    Preston Funeral Home
    Address
    153 South Orange Avenue
    South Orange, NJ 07079
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  • Service

    Monday, August 12th, 2019 | 10:30am
    When
    Monday, August 12th, 2019 10:30am
    Location
    Our Lady of Sorrows Church
    Address
    163 Prospect Street
    South Orange, NJ 07079
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  • Interment

    Location
    Gate of Heaven Cemetery
    Address
    225 Ridgedale Avenue
    East Hanover, NJ 07936
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(973) 226-1111 Shook-Farmer Funeral Home
45 Roseland Avenue
ROSELAND, NJ 07068
Fax: 973-228-9741
Email: farmerfuneralhome@gmail.com
(973) 226-1111 Shook-Farmer Funeral Home
45 Roseland Avenue
ROSELAND, NJ 07068
Fax: 973-228-9741
Email: farmerfuneralhome@gmail.com
(973) 226-1111 Shook-Farmer Funeral Home
45 Roseland Avenue
ROSELAND, NJ 07068
Fax: 973-228-9741
Email: farmerfuneralhome@gmail.com