WEST PALM BEACH, FLORIDA… Joseph Belets, 92, passed away Friday, December 30, 2016. He was formally of Ewing and Lawrenceville, NJ.

Joe was president of Samzie’s Uniforms from 1955 until his retirement in 2001. He transformed a small, local army/navy store into one of the largest uniform dealers in New Jersey. In his spare time, Joe enjoyed playing tennis. He was also very active in the Knights of Pythias and was the past chancellor of Fortitude Lodge and the recipient of their highest honor, Knight of the Golden Spur.


His greatest pleasure was spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was the son of the late Esther and Meyer Belets and the brother of the late Lillian Aronson (Ace). Joe was predeceased by his wife, of 41 years, Pauline (Zelansky) Belets. He later married Nancy Rosenbaum and were married for 24 years, until her death. He is survived by a daughter, Maury Warren (Paul) and a son, Jeffrey Belets (Susie), grandchildren, Stacey, Dayna (Mike), Stefanie (Blaine), Courtney (Anthony) and four great-grandchildren, Parker, Macie, Bella and Emma. Joe was very close to Nancy’s family, Andi (Louis), Gwen (Alan), Stuart (Marie) and grandchildren, Emily, Eric, Derek and the late Devon Richbell. A special thank-you to Ruth Kimmell for all the love and support she bestowed upon our dad in his final years.

Funeral services are Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2017 at 11:00 AM at Orland’s Ewing Memorial Chapel,1534 Pennington Road,Ewing.Burial will follow at Floral Park Cemetery, Deans, New Jersey. The period of mourning will be observed Wednesday & Thursday at the home of Jeffrey and Susie Belets in Titusville, NJ.

The family respectfully request in lieu of flowers memorial contributions to Adath Israel Congregation.