Jerome Melvin Kaplitz born 1-4-1934 died 1-4-2019. Jerome, "Jerry" Kaplitz was a loving and devoted father, husband and grandfather. He worked for Sears in Philadelphia, PA where he met his wife, Martha. He worked for many trucking companies in New Jersey before finishing his career in his 70's with Claridge Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City. Jerry enjoyed watching the Phillies and Eagles play. Jerry's wife Martha passed away in 2010. Jerry is survived by his son Dr. Neil Kaplitz (Elizabeth), Renee Klavens (Jeffrey), and 8 grandchildren. Jerry will be sorely missed by his family and many good friends at Cardinal Village. Relatives and friends are invited Friday beginning 10:30 am to PLATT MEMORIAL CHAPELS, Inc. 2001 Berlin Rd. Cherry Hill, NJ where funeral services will begin promptly at 11:00 am. Int. Montefiore Cemetery, Jenkintown, PA. Contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, www.heart.org.