12/15/12 — William Kaplan


William Kaplan, of Tullahoma, passed this life on Saturday, December 15th, 2012 at Harton Regional Medical Center at the age of 91.

Mr. Kaplan was born in St. Paul, Minnesota to the late Isaac and Fannie Ferdman Kaplan.

During his life, he worked as Vice President of Systems Operations for the Pizitz Company and served in World War II for the United States Army.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 66 years, Molly Silver Kaplan; one son, Marc Lee Kaplan; and two brothers, Ray Kaplan and Earl Kraft.

Mr. Kaplan is survived by one daughter, Marcia Cowan and husband Richard of Tullahoma; one daughter-in-law, Ellen Kaplan of New York City; five grandchildren, Scott Cowan of Marlborough, MA, Brian Cowan and wife Stephanie of Montreal, Canada, Allison Green and husband Rod of Forrest Hills, NY, Michael Kaplan and wife Lori of Scarsdale, NY, and Debbie Garnock and husband Brian of Melville, NY; and six great-grandchildren, Aubrey, Penny, Gabi, Madison, Max, and Sydney.

The family suggests donations be made to the Alzheimer’s Association 201 West Lincoln Street Tullahoma, TN 37388 or to the Bnai Brith Men at Temple Emanu-El 2100 Highland Avenue, Birmingham, AL 35205.

No local arrangements are planned at this time.

Kilgore Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.